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Friday January 21st, 2022

Sri Lanka Jan-Feb tea export earnings fall

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Sri Lanka's tea exports grew in volume in the first two months of 2015 but earnings fell, especi...

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Sri Lanka Fitch confirms Siyapatha Finance at 'A(lka)'

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Fitch Ratings Lanka has confirmed Siyapatha Finance PLC's (SLFL) rating at 'A(lka)' with a stabl...

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Sri Lanka Fitch upgrades AMW Capital Leasing to 'BBB+(lka)'

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Fitch Ratings Lanka has upgraded Sri Lanka's AMW Capital Leasing and Finance PLC's (AMCL) rating...

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Sri Lanka small businesses to get EU funding

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - The European Union is considering a request by Sri Lanka for funding to help small and medium en...

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Sri Lankan angel investors offer fresh funding for start-ups

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - A Sri Lankan angel investor group has called for fresh business proposals from start-ups looking...

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Sri Lanka Central Bank in US$400mn currency swap deal with RBI

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Sri Lanka's Central Bank has signed a 400 million US dollar Currency Swap Agreement with the Res...

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Sri Lanka court suspends liquor tax

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Sri Lanka's Supreme Court Wednesday issued an interim order suspending the implementation of a n...

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Sri Lanka gets Chinese investors as president heads for China

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Several Chinese investor teams are expected in Colombo this week to explore business opportuniti...

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ICT

Sri Lanka ICT show aims to raise awareness among women

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - An information communications technology show organised by Sri Lanka's Ministry of Education wit...

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Sri Lanka chamber Young Members Forum goes online

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - The Young Members Forum of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, which just marked its first year of s...

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Sri Lanka concerned over high under-nutrition levels

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Sri Lanka has done well in improving social indicators and meeting most of the United Nations Mi...

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Sri Lanka will not legislate private sector pay hike: Harsha

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Sri Lanka's new government does not want to force a pay hike on private employers with a new law...

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Sri Lanka Softlogic puts brands under ODEL

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) – Sri Lanka's ODEL Plc, which is controlled by Softlogic Plc, said it was buying the group'...

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Sri Lankan stocks fall to near 7-month low

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - The downturn in Sri Lanka's stock market deepened Tuesday with the benchmark index sinking below...

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Sri Lanka welcomes Qatar ruler

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Qatar ruler Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani made an official vist to Sri Lanka Tuesd...

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Rajapakse beats Sirisena in releasing Sri Lanka Tamil lands

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Sri Lanka's new President Maithripala Sirisena on Monday released part of military-occupied land...

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Sri Lanka ex-president protected by 213 body guards, 21 vehicles

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Sri Lanka's defeated presidential candidate Mahinda Rajapakse is protected by 213 body guards fr...

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Sri Lanka ex-foreign minister charged with corruption

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) – Sri Lanka's bribery commission said it had taken Rohitha Bogollagama, a former minister t...

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Sri Lanka exports flat, remittances, down in January

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Sri Lanka's export revenues rose 0.9 percent to 703.8 million US dollars in January 2015 from a ...

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Sri Lanka to grow 7.0-pct in 2015, driven by consumption: ADB

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) – Sri Lanka's economic growth will slow to 7.0 percent in 2015 from 7.4 percent a year earl...

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