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Thursday December 2nd, 2021

Sri Lanka, India in Customs deal during Sirisena's visit

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Sri Lanka and India are to sign a deal on Customs co-operation agreement during a visit by Presi...

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Hybrid cars pile up in Sri Lanka's Hambantota port after a sudden tax hike - In Pictures

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Hybrid cars imported from Japan piled up at Sri Lanka's Hambantota port after a sudden tax hike ...

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Sri Lanka to mend fences with India after China wave

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) President Maithripala Sirisena is visiting India this week to mend relations strained by China's g...

Amal Jayasinghe

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Sri Lanka's Distilleries net down 7.8-pct, core revenues pick up

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Profits at Sri Lanka's Distilleries group, which has interests in alcohol, insurance, telecoms a...

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Sri Lankan president pledges action on war crimes charges

EconomyNext - Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena Friday pledged action against alleged war crimes and appealed to...

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Pakistan exports to EU surge by US$1bn in 2014 after GSP+: report

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) – Pakistan's exports to the European Union rose by a billion US dollars in the first ten mo...

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Sri Lanka Laugfs Gas December quarter net down 32-pct

EconomyNext - Sri Lanka's Laugfs Gas, whose second largest shareholder is a state pension fund, said December 2014 quart...

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Sri Lanka prospective hybrid car owners say relief only benefits some

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) – Importers of hybrid cars who were given relief from a sudden tax hike say only some will ...

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Sri Lanka US$1.5bn dollar sovereign bond nod likely next week

Sri Lanka US$1.5bn dollar sovereign bond go ahead likely next week

Asantha Sirimanne

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Sri Lanka decentralises paddy purchases

EconomyNext - Sri Lanka has decided to decentralise government buying of paddy from rice farmers, ending a monopoly by t...

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Sri Lanka urges UN to delay war crimes probe

WASHINGTON (AFP) - Sri Lanka Wednesday urged the UN to delay a report into alleged war crimes during the island's civil ...

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Sri Lanka aims to restore ties with US: FM

WASHINGTON (AFP) - Sri Lanka is seeking to put ties with Washington back on course after several years of strain, Foreig...

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Sri Lanka tobacco monopoly profits fall as sales drop

EconomyNext - Sri Lanka's cigarette monopoly, Ceylon Tobacco Company, said December 2014 quarter net profit fell 21 perc...

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Sri Lanka seeks Indian investment during president's visit

EconomyNext - Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena will seek investments by big Indian businesses and support to mo...

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Textured Jersey Sri Lanka eyes two acquisitions to grow

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Textured Jersey Plc said it was considering the purchase of a knitting mill based in India and a...

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Sri Lanka to discuss enhanced IMF facility of up to US4.0bn

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Sri Lanka will initiate talks on an enhanced facility with the International Monetary Fund to sh...

Asantha Sirimanne

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Sri Lanka stocks slump after 5-day rally

EconomyNext - Sri Lankan stocks ended a five-day rally Thursday with the benchmark index dragged lower by falls in John ...

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Sri Lanka to return military-occupied property to people

EconomyNext - The Sri Lankan government is to return to the people large extents of land and buildings occupied by the m...

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Sri Lanka's ODEL to build new mall; integrate with Softlogic retail

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Sri Lanka's ODEL Ltd, will build a new mall in it prime property in Colombo and also integrate c...

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Sri Lanka police special unit to probe financial crimes

EconomyNext - The Sri Lankan government has decided to set up a financial crimes unit in the police to probe large-scale...

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