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Monday June 27th, 2022

Sri Lanka’s Ceylon tea output down 16.3-pct in May 2022

Fertiliser ban biting into tea output

June 26, 2022 2 min read

Schools in Sri Lanka to open for three days as fuel crisis continues

Online classes will be held on Monday 27 and Friday July 01, the ministry said.

June 25, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka prohibits use of paddy, rice in animal feed

The directive came into effect as of Friday June 24.

June 25, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka private bus services hit by fuel hoarding, tyre price hike

Private buses now spend a longer time at bus stops waiting for passengers in an attempt to cover costs.

June 23, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka seeing first Yala paddy harvest from North and East: Minister

Paddy prices falling to around Rs120kg a kilogram

June 21, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka chicken, egg production plunge amid soft-peg collapse

Monetary driven malnutrition as protein prices go up

June 20, 2022 4 min read

Sri Lanka low-grown tea prices slips in June second week sale

In the last week's auction sale on June 08, Low Grown average was $3.28 per kg, up from $2.98 per kg a year earlier

June 19, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka embassy promotes tourism in Brazil

The embassy said 60 Brazilian participants attended the online event.

June 19, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Ceylon tea exports down 17-pct in May 2022

In rupee terms export in May were up 54 percent to 33 billion rupees

June 19, 2022 2 min read

Crisis-hit Sri Lanka's fuel shortage forces closure of schools, largest state university 

Fuel crisis hits education institutions.

June 19, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka agricultural experts warn of seed paddy shortage

Sri Lanka has to produce its seed paddy in the current season if is to have a better harvest in next Maha season.

Dulya de Silva
June 18, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka Army to cultivate barren lands to prevent food crisis

Sri Lanka is facing a looming food shortage in September this year.

Chanka Jayasinghe
June 18, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka Paddy Marketing Board to issue 10,000MT of rice monthly to combat oligopoly

Due to panic buying by the general public, the market is currently facing a shortage of rice.

Chanka Jayasinghe
June 16, 2022 2 min read

FAO to provide Urea, cash for crisis-hit Sri Lankan small-hold farmers 

Sri Lanka's ongoing economic crisis has threatened a looming food crisis.

Neshella Perera
June 16, 2022 2 min read
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Sri Lanka to introduce anti-hoarding laws for rice millers after scaremongering

Prime Minister has warned of a food shortage from August

June 15, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka imports 103,000MT of fertilizer after ban lifted: Minister

However forex shortages were preventing the opening of letters of credit, blocking imports

June 15, 2022 2 min read

Crisis-hit Sri Lanka aims for USD800 mln from tourism; India-led revival advised

Tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka have fallen amid economic crisis and protest-led political crisis since March.

June 14, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka Maha 2021 rice harvest drop 40-pct due to fertilizer ban

Milled rice is about 68 percent of the paddy harvest.

June 14, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka to introduce new trains including luxury services to manage costs: minister

The minister said that the new train will be a welcome addition for office workers.

Dulya de Silva
June 13, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka sees higher 470,000ha paddy sown in Yala: Minister

Estimates suggest 470,000 hectares may be sown

June 13, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka tea prices hit record in May amid currency collapse

Low grown hits new tea record

June 12, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka Railway lands to be leased for cultivation amid food scare

Sri Lanka is facing one of its worst economic crisis in the history.

Dulya de Silva
June 11, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka signs MoU with India's EXIM bank for USD 55mn credit line for urea imports

The request for the credit facility was sought to purchase fertilizer to meet immediate demands during the yala season.

June 10, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka's fuel and dollar shortage dents lucrative garment exports industry

Customers are sending questionaries to exporters on a daily basis inquiring about the country's situation.

Mahadiya Hamza
June 10, 2022 4 min read
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