Tea farmers would be able to import fertilizer and inputs
First holdout sues
Phase 01 to go live on June 21
"Sri Lanka was looking forward to discussing the debt restructuring with China (sic)," the statement said.
The eleventh death was that of a 63-year-old man inside his vehicle on Thursday (23).
"There is no way we can go ahead with the current public sector. The ideal size is 500,000."
Up to April BOP deficit US$2.5bn
Oil imports up up U$97mn, investment goods down US$87mn
Rice, wheat flour, sugar, potatoes, red dhal, onions, dry chillies and dry fish can be imported under O/A
Sri Lanka has seen long queues across the country waiting for fuel amid severe dollars shortage.
Rupee has collapsed and fallen over 70 percent since central bank allowed flexible fox rate
Six Governors appointed over a decade
If we don't act now, many families will be unable to meet their basic food needs
The timing .... would depend on the strength of the policies the authorities would propose and commit to
Sri Lanka is compelled to depend on other countries to manage the impacts of economic crisis.
Sri Lanka is in the process of debt restructuring before going for an IMF programme
The central bank has been borrowing dollars from India for several months
Vehemently rejects such assertions and reiterates that the cordial relationship between him and the Hon. Prime Minister
Wickremesinghe also warned against being hyper-focused on the past.
Foreign expatriates have stopped sending money through banking channels as black market gives them more rupees.
Allows suppliers to stock fuel at CPC facilties and be paid after selling
"We have to work hard from this point onwards to ensure the next harvest is a success."
CB estimates economy may contract 4-5-pct
“At the end of these three difficult weeks, we shall try to supply fuel and gas without disruptions."
Needs US$5 billion to live and 1 billion to support rupee
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