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Sri Lanka considers uninterrupted power supply for tourism sector after 11-month low arrivals

September tourist arrivals have plunged to lowest in 11 months.

October 5, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka mulls controlling rubber imports for export industries

Plantations Minister looking to limit imports

October 5, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka awards contract to buy potassium fertilizer for Maha season

Contract awarded to Ameropa Asia (Pvt) Ltd

October 4, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka firm launches low-cost sanitary napkins for schoolgirls in currency crisis

Pack to sell at Rs140

October 4, 2022 1 min read
Sri Lanka tuk-tuk drivers refuse to reduce fares despite drop in petrol price

"We have obligations to meet for our families and five litres is not doing us any good. It’s simply not enough"

Sri Lanka's progress on GSP+ commitments: top EU officials says report due soon

GSP+ is an annual trade concession worth over 500 million US dollars

October 3, 2022 3 min read

US ready to support Sri Lanka agriculture biotechnology: Cindy McCain

I would love to hear more about what your plans are

Tania Madies
October 3, 2022 4 min read
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Sri Lanka renewable energy industry seeing engineering brain drain

"How can we replace these professionals? The ones who are migrating are the best ones."

October 2, 2022 1 min read

Keerthi Gunawardane to head Sri Lanka chamber federation

He is the past president of Sri Lanka Association of Printers.

October 2, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka electronic producers linked with Bangladesh buyers by EDB

Bangladesh is exploring opportunties to set up electronic product manufacturing units in the region.

October 2, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka calls EOI to build flying training school at Eastern airport

Five hectares will be allocated on a 30-year lease for the flying training institute

October 1, 2022 2 min read
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Sri Lanka coconut prices edge up; price range widens  

Buyers offered 1,018,186 nuts at the auction and sold 706,009.

October 1, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka tea cost of production up 30-35-pct, industry says

We must first set ensure that politics is led by economics and science, and not the other way around.

October 1, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka's 'Hellfire' to go ahead amid religious outcry

“I will not allow you to venerate Satanic music for Satan in my city,” Senanayake was heard saying.

Chanka Jayasinghe
September 30, 2022 3 min read

Diana Gamage undeterred in efforts to revamp Sri Lanka nightlife

"You know, we call Sri Lanka a paradise. But what paradise is shut at 10 o'clock in the night?”

Dulya de Silva
September 30, 2022 3 min read
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Sri Lanka's CSE partners with Rajarata University to raise financial literacy amid pump & dump deals

Country's financial literacy has been low and many rural investors had to leave with empty hands in 2011 market collapse

September 30, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka's China-backed Port City to issue dollarized business licenses

Colombo Port City to be protected from the central bank's policy rate and depreciation

September 29, 2022 2 min read
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Sri Lanka can earn more targeting experiences, sustainable tourism

The way forward is to provide niche packages that would create experiences unique to travelers

Mahadiya Hamza
September 28, 2022 3 min read

US giving tools for Sri Lanka to improve food supplies: Cindy McCain

A currency collapse has put food out of reach of low income families

Tania Madies
September 28, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka exports up 12-pct up to August 2022

In the eight months to August, exports were up 12.04 percent to 8.8 billion US dollars.

September 27, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka exporters expect orders to fall and job losses: survey

Exporters' main challenge is meeting orders due to fuel and power shortages and policy uncertainties.

September 26, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka plantations call for new model as wage talks loom

Plantations losing labour

September 26, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka to open extended safari park next month to woo tourists 

Sri Lanka is in the process of boosting its tourism amid forex shortage

Chanka Jayasinghe
September 24, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka coconut prices fall further at weekly auction

Margin between highest and lowest prices narrowed this week

September 24, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka Agripreneurs' Forum recommends 10 proposals to improve access to food

A meeting was held with the minister and other stakeholders on September 06

September 23, 2022 9 min read
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