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Sunday September 19th, 2021
General Industry

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

Absenteeism hits manufacturing

6 min read

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

Though orders are picking, so is price competition

6 min read

Sri Lanka to vaccinate export zone workers from July: Namal

Health Ministry has approved

6 min read

Sri Lanka to make 13mn Sinovac vaccines: Treasury Secretary

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

6 min read

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.

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

The first factory ready to produce in an year

Sri Lanka's Global Rubber Industries adds agricultural tyre capacity

Sri Lanka's Global Rubber Industries said it is adding an agricultural tyre palnt that will take its capacity to 750,000...

2 min read

Sri Lanka state land on 30-year lease to Pelwatte Milk

Sri Lanka's cabinet of ministers had approved the transfer of 22 hectares of state land to Pelwatte Milk Industries Ltd,...

1 min read

Sri Lanka revises 'local value addition matrix' for assembled vehicles

Sri Lanka has revised the domestic 'value addition' criteria of assembled vehicles following discussions with the indust...

1 min read

Ferentino Tyre Corporation commissioned by Sri Lanka President

Ferentino Tyre Corporation (Pvt) Ltd, an export oriented greenfield project which the firm says will be South Asia's lar...

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Sri Lanka to set up National Salt Company SOE with Elephant Pass salterns

Sri Lanka will set up state owned enterprise named National Salt Company to run salt pan in the Northern Province.

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Sunshine, Akbar form Sri Lanka pharma business stretching from R&D to retail

Sri Lanka's Sunshine Holdings and Akbar Brothers have combined their pharmaceutical units to create a combined entity th...

2 min read

Sri Lanka's Lanwa Sanstha Cement Corporation to start production in June 2021

Sri Lanka's Lanwa Sanstha Cement Corporation (Pvt) Ltd, affiliate of Ceylon Steel Corporation Limited said it is aiming ...

2 min read

Sri Lanka approves tax breaks for China tyre factory

Sri Lanka has approved tax breaks for a 300 million dollar tyre factory to be built by Shandong Haohua Tire Co. Limited ...

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Standard Chartered Sri Lanka finances PPE export production

Standard Chartered Sri Lanka said it had financed personal protective equipment manufacture for export at Sri Lanka's Di...

2 min read

Sri Lanka's Rigid Tyre Corporation to start production from Jan 2021

Sri Lanka's Rigid Tyre Corporation (Pvt) Ltd said it will start producing passenger car radials with a 100 million dolla...

3 min read

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Sri Lanka tyre plant in Hambantota port by China's Haohua

China will build a 300 million US dollar tyre plant in Sri Lanka's Hambantota port that will export nine million tyres i...

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Govt to pay compensation to families of deceased migrant workers

Sri Lanka will pay LKR 500,000 as compensation to the families of each migrant workers who died due to COVID-19 overseas...

Imesh Ranasinghe

2 min read

Scrap metal from government to be given at concessionary rates to local industry

Government has decided to sell scrap metal produced by the state sector to local industries outside the formal procureme...

1 min read

Shaky table possible cause of Sri Lanka PCR machine breakdown: China

An unstable work bench may have caused the malfunction of a PCR testing machine in the forefront of containing the sprea...

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China techies in Sri Lanka to fix Coronavirus PCR machines as Covid-19 spreads

Technicians from a company in China that has manufactured a high capacity Coronavirus PCR machine that is currently out ...

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Sri Lanka export firms to run during curfew, helpdesk set up

Export firms will continue to operate during curfews and a help desk has been set up to support companies, Sri Lanka's E...

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Sri Lanka Hirdramani group says 250 Coronavirus test at Kahathuduwa factory negative

Sri Lanka's Hirdramani group said 250 Coronavirus tests conducted on colleagues of a confirmed staff member at a factory...

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Sri Lanka conducts 15,000 Coroanvirus tests in BOI factories, 200 Covid-19 cases confirmed

Sri Lanka has conducted around 10,000 tests in industrial zones under the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka and 5,000 in ...

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Sri Lanka export factories conduct over 7000 Coronavirus tests, follow health rules to control Covid...

Companies in export under the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka are following Covid-19 health guidelines, running random ...

3 min read

Sri Lanka exporters testing staff for Covid-19, EDB curfew support for non-BoI firms

Sri Lanka's Export Development Board said it has set up hotlines to help non-Board of Investment companies move staff th...

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