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Monday December 11th, 2023

Sri Lanka Telecom, SriLankan Airlines bid deadlines extended

Request for proposal documents to qualified investors who express interest

December 7, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka external government debt falls slightly over Sept 2023 quarter

External government debt includes 4,229 million US dollars in arrears

December 4, 2023 2 min read

ADB, World Bank leads as Sri Lanka gets US$1.5bn in loans in 2023

Debt and interest repayments were 912 million US dollars

December 4, 2023 1 min read

CORRECTION - Sri Lanka president extends import levies on selected foods

Sri Lanka is yet to receive the second tranche of around $330 million

December 2, 2023 1 min read
Sri Lanka bondholders seek official creditor deal terms, say slow progress on talks

significant lack of transparency on the part of official sector creditors

Sri Lanka's COPF govt to re-evaluate a number of VAT exemptions

COPF has also said the removal of VAT exemptions will not affect ride-hailing services such as Uber and PickMe.

Sri Lanka says expects quick implementation of Paris Club debt deal

This agreement serves a key milestone in Sri Lanka's ongoing endeavour to achieve public debt sustainability

November 29, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka - Paris Club official creditors reach debt deal


November 29, 2023 3 min read

Sri Lanka awaiting announcement from OCC on bilateral debt

You will hear the outcome very soon

November 29, 2023 1 min read

ADB may provide $400M to Sri Lanka over next three months

A US$200mn credit could come as early as December

November 29, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka given debt restructuring plan by OCC: Sources

China was the first to give a detailed debt restructuring plan

Shihar Aneez
November 29, 2023 2 min read

Mahinda Rajapaksa states his case on Sri Lanka economic crisis triggers

There were no external reasons for Sri Lanka’s economic decline between 2015 and 2019

November 29, 2023 5 min read

Sri Lanka expects official creditor committee to follow China very shortly: President

Discussions also on-going with private creditors

November 28, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka to get US$60mn from ADB for road repairs

There were roads that were in a bad state of disrepair

November 28, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka to have water pricing formula; discriminatory tariffs in the offing

Higher tariffs are likely to be charged from commercial establishments

November 28, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka confident of positive responses from creditors: Minister

We are confident that all creditors will look at Sri Lanka positively

November 28, 2023 1 min read
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Sri Lanka to get more ADB, WB budget support loans after IMF review

The domestic requirement borrowing requirement will further reduce

November 27, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka trying to pay state salary hike from Jan with tax collections


November 26, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka gets US$495mn interest free from World Bank as IDA country

Another US$196 for 1.5% and 30-year pay back

November 26, 2023 3 min read

Sri Lanka to part repay re-auctioned bonds with cash deposits: CB Governor

The government now has deposits in state banks, not overdrafts

November 24, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka IMF board date after Paris Club-India, prior actions

Financing Assurances Review is required

November 22, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka budget has not prioritised North East: Legislator

The total allocation for the North and East specifically is 4.25 billion.

Nethmi Rajawasam
November 22, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka-China deal positive, all official creditors awaited for review: IMF

Agreement in-principle with China's Exim Bank positive, assurances from other creditors awaited to go forward

November 21, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka budget for 2024 passed

Budget passed with 122 voting in favour

November 21, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka's "forward-looking" 2024 budget will instill fiscal discipline: MR

“Fiscal discipline is essential for a country,” he said.

November 21, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka anticipates record Rs 3 tn in revenue by end 2023: official

As of November 17, state revneue stood at 2,394 billion rupees, the official said.

November 21, 2023 2 min read
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