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Sri Lanka warned of 'kota uda' vehicles as forex crisis bites spare parts

If the transportation sector grinds to a halt, that would have a severe impact on exports and tourism

February 18, 2022 2 min read

SriLankan Airlines pilots on industrial action over 189 dollar rate, salary cuts

There is gap between official and unofficial exchange rates

February 15, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka based Expolanka Holdings net up 400-pct

Freight rates elevated

January 28, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka's fuel crisis will not impact aviation services: minister

Steps have been taken to ensure the services provided to SriLankan Airlines are never disrupted, the minister said.

January 20, 2022 1 min read

China-run Hambantota port in Sri Lanka links with Thailand's Ranong

Sri Lanka's China managed Hambantota Port has inked a deal with Thailand's Ranong port with a view to developing shippin...

September 16, 2019 2 min read

Improved ports, airports help Sri Lanka better use trade deals

Improving transportation and logistics infrastructure will help Sri Lanka better use existing and planned free trade agr...

September 9, 2019 3 min read

Sri Lanka port terminal co-operation mooted to ease congestion

Worsening congestion at Sri Lanka’s Colombo port could be eased with more co-operation among its competing cargo termi...

September 6, 2019 2 min read

Germany presses for lifting Sri Lanka foreign ownership limits in logistics

German logistics companies are keen to invest in Sri Lanka, given its location and transport infrastructure, but want fo...

August 30, 2019 2 min read

SriLankan Airlines mulls expanding space for growing cargo business

SriLankan Airlines is planning to break up its existing cargo terminal space at the Katunayake international airport int...

August 29, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka to proceed cautiously on shipping liberalisation

Sri Lanka is keen on liberalizing shipping agency businesses and freight forwarding to promote more foreign investment b...

August 29, 2019 1 min read
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Rental incomes increase for Sri Lanka airport operator

Sri Lanka’s civil airports operator, Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) Limited (AASL), reported sharply higher income...

August 26, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka vehicle registrations recover in July after Easter bombings

Vehicle registration in Sri Lanka has grown in July from a month earlier, as the country recovers after the Easter Sunda...

August 26, 2019 1 min read

SriLankan Airlines to make losses for four years after Easter blasts

State-run SriLankan Airlines will lose less than originally feared from Easter Sunday blasts, but the hit would delay a ...

August 24, 2019 3 min read

India's Alliance Air may fly to Sri Lanka's Palaly airport in Jaffna

Alliance Air, a subsidiary of Air India, has expressed interest in flying to the Palaly Airport in Sri Lanka's northern ...

August 22, 2019 2 min read
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French firms eye investments in Sri Lanka, envoy says

French companies are looking for investment opportunities in Si Lanka, the Ambassador of France to Sri Lanka Eric Lavert...

August 22, 2019 1 min read

SriLankan aircraft carrying 50-pct extra crew due to union deal

State-run SriLankan Airlines is carrying up to 50 percent extra crew above regulatory requirements on some aircraft type...

August 22, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka to call for bids for airport bomb detectors

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s government plans to buy nine x-ray scanning machines to detect explosives at the...

August 21, 2019 1 min read

India’s Nicobar container port plan seen threat to Sri Lanka transhipment business

India has called for proposals to build a container port in Andaman & Nicobar Islands in the Bay of Bengal that could th...

August 21, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka begins upgrading ageing railway with ADB credit

Sri Lanka is starting to upgrade its ageing railway network loan to win back passengers as congestion and delays hits ro...

August 19, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka begins building Light Rail system

Sri Lanka's first Light Rail Transit (LRT) system which runs a 16 kilometre stretch from the suburb Malabe to the commer...

August 17, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka’s Colombo Dockyard loss widens to Rs1bn in June quarter

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lankan ship yard Colombo Dockyard’s losses widened sharply to just over a billion rupees in the...

August 16, 2019 2 min read

Qualified audit opinion on Sri Lanka airport operator over Mattala

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s auditor general has issued a qualified opinion on the annual accounts of Aviatio...

August 15, 2019 2 min read

SriLankan Catering flight kitchen in Rs.250mn expansion

State-owned SriLankan Catering Limited, which prepares meals for airlines at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA...

August 15, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka gets first US$10.3mn train for upcountry line from China

Sri Lanka has imported a train from China for the upcountry line at the cost 10.3 million US dollar (1.83 billion rupees...

August 13, 2019 1 min read
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