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Monday April 15th, 2024

Sri Lanka allowed to import 10,000MT of onions from India

National Co-operative Exports Limited will ship the onions

April 15, 2024 1 min read

Iran President to visit Sr Lanka amid rising tension, inaugurate Uma Oya project

The long delayed project was originally to be completed in 2024

April 15, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka to discuss two contentious points with bondholders: report

The matters will be discussed at round of talks in the near future

April 15, 2024 2 min read

BIMSTEC Secretary General visits Sri Lanka, discusses regional cooperation

Met with senior officials to discuss measures to enhance regional cooperation under various BIMSTEC initiatives

April 15, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee closes weaker at 299.00/10 to the US dollar

Bond yields were broadly steady

April 15, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close down, turnover at 2.5bn

The Colombo Stock Exchange closed down on Monday, data on its site showed.

April 15, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka SOEs place Rs33,949 on each citizen: restructuring unit

52 State-Owned Enterprises in Sri Lanka incurred losses of LKR 744.6 billion in 2022

April 15, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Unisyst Engineering Plc delists from CSE

SEC approval to delist Unisyst Engineering PLC shares, at an exit offer price of 6 rupees a share

April 15, 2024 1 min read

Kaushali Kusumapala appointed Coca-Cola Country Director for Sri Lanka and the Maldives

She will collaborate with bottling partners, Coca-Cola Beverages Sri Lanka and Male’ Aerated Water Company, stakeholde...

April 15, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka airport briefed on Boeing B777-9 operations

Boeing's B-777X models promises greater fuel efficiency w

April 15, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens at 298.40/60 to the US dollar

Bond yields steady

April 15, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka seeks parliamentary budget officer for Rs655,000

PBO will analyse every public finance document and brief MPs on costs benefits plus

April 15, 2024 2 min read

No rice imports permitted in Sri Lanka, says State FinMin

The government reduced import tax on rice by 65 rupees for 19 days in January to encourage imports

April 15, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka private credit expands in February

Rupee appreciation leads to parity changes in dollar credit

April 15, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka eyes speedy debt resolution at IMF/WB Spring Meetings: State Finmin

Sri Lanka has made steady progress in debt restructuring, though it was not up to the expected speed

April 14, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka undershoots inflation target in first quarter despite VAT hike

In our expectation it will remain around 4-5 percent in the next 12 to 18 months

April 14, 2024 3 min read

LGBTQIA+ Rights: Europe and South Asia See Similar Discriminatory Practices

Society’s view on same-sex relationships dimmed with the imposition of Western values

Kshama Ranawana
April 14, 2024 6 min read

Sri Lanka making new economic laws to embed structural reforms

Several existing laws are also being changed

April 14, 2024 1 min read

After PM’s Chinese visit, US NSA talks to Sri Lanka President’s advisor on peace, security

US NSA spokes about bilateral engagement, regional security in the Indian Ocean

April 13, 2024 2 min read
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Sri Lanka Diesel sales at 7-month high in March, Petrol at 3-month high

Data show sales are on rise after economic crisis

April 13, 2024 1 min read
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