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Saturday September 18th, 2021
General Industry

Sri Lanka retailers seek utility relief, re-opening of closed outlets

The SLRA has also requested permission to re-open some of the sectors that are currently closed.

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Sri Lanka's China backed Xinji 'plug-and-play' electronic park built at high speed

The first factory ready to produce in an year

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Sri Lanka grants tax relief to fabric makers in Eravur zone

Tax relief up to 10 years for larger investments

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Sri Lanka's JAT Holdings seeks Rs1.5bn in IPO, Rs731 sale by investor

Plans to develop export markets

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Sri Lanka fabric park for 'greener' apparel with transparent supply chain

BOI upgrading older industrial to higher eco-standards

Mahadiya Hamza

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Sri Lanka Phosphate SOE taken out of industries ministry

Placed under Agriculture Ministry

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Sri Lanka manufacturing, services buckle in May as Coronavirus wave bites: PMI

Absenteeism hits manufacturing

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Sri Lanka's Brandix focusing on worker safety as exports face triple whammy

Though orders are picking, so is price competition

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Sri Lanka to vaccinate export zone workers from July: Namal

Health Ministry has approved

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Sri Lanka to make 13mn Sinovac vaccines: Treasury Secretary

A plant is being readied in Kundasale in Kandy to co-produce the vaccines.

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Sri Lanka to co-produce Sinovac vaccines: Minister

Plant being readied in Kundasale

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Sri Lanka PMI shows manufacturing, services drop in April

Covid-19 third wave hits activity except hotels

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Sri Lanka export firms to run with workers from outside Covid-19 lockdown areas

Export firms should operate a bio-secure bubble by ensuring secure transport and accommodation

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Sri Lanka to run long-distance office trains for essential workers

Employers asked to only the bare minimum workers

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Sri Lanka Air Force to produce high flow oxygen units for Covid-19 patients

The Air Force was planning to produce 50 machines and was ready to make more

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China looking at Sri Lanka to fill and finish Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccines

World Health Organization has approved the emergency use of Sinopharm vaccine

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Sri Lanka to start trial production of RT-LAMP Coronavirus test kit: SLINTEC

Manufacturing of trial batches will commence soon, which will then be followed by commercial production

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Sri Lanka's Ocean Lanka develops new fabric dying technology

Process slashes water use by over 60 percent, cuts energy use by 20 percent and is 30 percent faster

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Sri Lanka's Hayleys buys South Asia Textiles for Rs3.9bn

Hayleys Fabrics, a unit Sri Lanka's Hayleys group said it had bought 98.84 percent of South Asia Textiles Limited, weft-...

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Sri Lanka manufacturing, services expands in March 2021: PMI

Sri Lanka's manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index reached a 9-month high as activities continue to recover backed by p...

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