Etisalat kicks off ‘Game of Tunes’ Promotion

Grand Prize, a Rs. 4 million worth brand new Chery Tiggo SUV, daily and weekly cash pri...


Seychelles gateway to Africa: Minister

The Seychelles invited Sri Lanka t o use t heir country as a platform to dive into the vir...


Etisalat kicks off ‘Game of Tunes’ Promotion

Etisalat Lanka recently kicked off its latest promotion ‘Game of Tunes’ launch...


Hybrids boost July vehicle registrations

Motor car registration figures for July show a significant increase with 2,551 registratio...


Geographical Indication for Ceylon cinnamon soon

In response to a longstanding cry by the spices and allied exporters, action is now underw...


BOI promotes investments at Tel Aviv Biz Forum

The Board of Investment of Sri Lanka recently engaged in investment promotion at an import...


Trade gap narrows further in May

Sri Lanka's trade deficit narrowed 47.9 percent year-on-year (yoy) in May to US $ 393....


IMF external liquidity support still a possibility: S&P

External liquidity support is still very much a possibility for Sri Lanka from the Interna...


Lankan banks tighten defences against cyber attacks

Despite Sri Lanka currently not being in a state of war and not facing foreign invasion, t...


June inflation at 2.8%

Sri Lanka’s year-on-year (YoY) inflation in the month of June eased to 2.8 percent f...


April trade deficit narrows 17.7%; exports increase 9.4%

Sri Lanka’s April trade deficit contracted 17.7 percent year-on-year (YoY) to US $ 6...


Southern unrest shatters middle east tourist confidence

The recent unfortunate incidents that erupted in Aluthgama and Beruwala areas will have an...


Tea board appoints popular tea personality as ambassador

The Sri Lanka Tea Board has appointed Mike Bunston OBE, an eminent personality in the inte...


Policy rates unchanged; April credit growth at 3.3%

The Monetary Board of the Central Bank yesterday decided to maintain the policy rates unch...


Auto importers cry foul at new valuation method on imported vehicles

The Ceylon Motor Traders’ Association (CMTA), an industry body consisting of automot...


New tank farm, bunkering terminal facilities to open at H’tota port

The new tank farm complex and the bunkering terminal of the Magam Ruhunupura Mahinda Rajap...


Emerging markets should be prepared for Fed tightening

Central Bank Governor Ajith Nivard Cabraal said he would not expect the US Federal Reserve...


FDIs in 1Q doubles; minister confident of achieving elusive US $ 2bn target this year

Despite failing to achieve the target of US $ 2 billion in foreign direct investments (FDI...


Pakistan likely to expand FTA trade with Sri Lanka

Pakistan, Sri Lanka’s second largest trade partner in the region, has indicated inte...


Total Govt. Debt increases by Rs.793bn in 2013

The total government debt increased to Rs.6793 billion in 2013 from Rs.6000 billion in 201...


Sri Lankan tea players to benefit from world’s aging population: report

Sri Lanka’s tea sector players are likely to benefit from the new demand coming from...


March exports jump 28.6%; trade gap narrows 15.5%

Sri Lanka’s March trade deficit contracted 15.5 percent year-onyear (YoY) to US $ 60...


CB Governor admits challenges, assures no retrenchment

Sri Lanka’s Central Bank Governor urged top banking and non-banking sector officials...


Finance sector consolidation not an ad-hoc move: Cabraal

Consolidation of the banking and non-banking sectors is not an ad-hoc arrangement but is p...


CB keeps policy rates unchanged

The Monetary Board of Central Bank yesterday decided to keep the policy rates unchanged wi...


Palm oil imports rise as coconut oil output drops

A sharp decline in Sri Lanka’s coconut oil production in 2013 has resulted in signif...


Sri Lanka among top 10 broadband countries

Sri Lanka has been rated among the top 10 broadband countries in terms of growth in 2013 b...


March vehicle registrations up on Feb effect

Sri Lanka’s vehicle registrations in March rose 16 percent to 26,921 units over Febr...


Focus should now shift to long-term targets: Cabraal

Sri Lanka is on course to achieve macro-economic targets in the near-medium term, and focu...


March tourist arrivals up 17.5%

Sri Lanka’s tourist arrivals rose 17.5 percent Year- on-Year (YoY) to 133,048 in Mar...


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