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Sri Lankan gloves maker December net up sharply

EconomyNext - Sri Lankan rubber gloves maker Dipped Products said December 2014 quarter net profit shot up 242 percent t...

February 6, 2015 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks open higher for second day

EconomyNext - Sri Lankan stocks rose for the second straight day with the benchmark index up over one percent by mid-mor...

February 6, 2015 1 min read

Sri Lanka to seek World Bank help in tracking down hidden assets

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Sri Lanka is seeking World Bank help to track down assets hidden abroad, Foreign Minister Mangal...

February 6, 2015 2 min read

Sri Lanka ends Strauss-Kahn deal after paying $750,000

Sri Lanka's new government Thursday said it was cutting ties with sex scandal plagued ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kah...

February 6, 2015 2 min read

Sri Lanka should withdraw telecom tax absorbing proposal: policy expert

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Sri Lanka should withdraw a budget proposal ordering telecom firms to absorb a 25 percent tax wh...

February 6, 2015 2 min read

Sri Lanka Expolanka Holdings December net down 47-pct

EconomyNext - Sri Lanka's Expolanka Holdings said December 2014 quarter net profit fell 47 percent to 362 million rupees...

February 6, 2015 2 min read

Sri Lanka drug regulation bill given cabinet nod; no price controls planned: Minister

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Sri Lanka's cabinet of ministers had approved a draft drug regulation bill but it will not impos...

February 5, 2015 5 min read

Sri Lanka gets UNIDO support for industrial parks, waste management

EconomyNext - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) said it will help Sri Lanka set up industri...

February 5, 2015 1 min read

China Port City deal with Sri Lanka to go ahead; eco study now found: Minister

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - A 1.4 billion US dollar sea reclamation deal with a Chinese state firm will go ahead as an envir...

February 5, 2015 2 min read

Sri Lanka's new President to visit China in March

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena will visit China in March Cabinet spokesman Minister ...

February 5, 2015 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks recover some losses

EconomyNext - Sri Lankan stocks bounced back Thursday, partially recovering some of the heavy losses suffered since last...

February 5, 2015 2 min read

Great Moderation 2.0: The Russian ruble, Sri Lanka's tea and rubber: Bellwether

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Oil prices are plunging, the Russian ruble is crashing, the free floating Aussie and Loonie is a...

Bellwether
February 5, 2015 4 min read

Sri Lanka fisheries ban remains, says EU

EconomyNext - A European Union ban on fish exports from Sri Lanka because of its failure to comply with international ob...

February 5, 2015 2 min read

SriLankan Airlines in new wage deal with engineers union

EconomyNext - SriLankan Airlines said it has signed a new wage deal with its engineers that it said focuses on improving...

February 5, 2015 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Trans Asia December net down 23-pct

EconomyNext - Sri Lanka's Trans Asia Hotels has joined other hotels in reporting a downturn in December quarter profit a...

February 5, 2015 1 min read

Board of Investment of Sri Lanka to be headed by Upul Jayasuriya

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Upul Jayasuriya, a senior lawyer and outgoing chairman of the Bar Association will be chairman o...

February 5, 2015 1 min read

Sri Lanka serious about central bank reforms: Deputy Minister

Sri Lanka's new administration is "serious" about reforming the Central Bank, Deputy Policy Planning and Economic Affair...

February 5, 2015 4 min read

New Sri Lanka president to visit India: Modi

Sri Lanka's new President Maithripala Sirisena is to visit New Delhi later this month on what is expected to be his firs...

February 5, 2015 2 min read

Sri Lanka hybrid car victims ask for justice after latest unpredictable tax

Hundreds of individual would-be owners of hybrid cars whose cars had already been shipped from Japan are seeking justice...

February 4, 2015 4 min read

Sri Lanka's new President vows reconciliation, balanced foreign policy

COLOMBO (AFP) - New President Maithripala Sirisena vowed Wednesday to end Sri Lanka's pariah status by working with the ...

Amal Jayasinghe
February 4, 2015 4 min read