Sri Lanka has been ranked among the 10 countries with the worst food price inflation in a latest report by the World Bank.
By November 2022, the island’s nominal food inflation was 74 per cent.
According to the report, only six other countries led by Zimbabwe had a worse record.
Nearly one-third of the households are facing insufficient food consumption.
In December 2022, the prevalence of insufficient food consumption, poor and borderline food consumption score in Sri Lanka was 30.99 per cent.