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The demand for Jewellery had seen a gradual increase due to the opening up of the markets in the Northern and Eastern Provinces where Tamil people are traditionally interested in investing in gold than any other community in the country, jewelers said today.

President of the Sri Lanka Jewelers Association K. Radhakrishnan told Daily Mirror that business could increase further in the future.

He said the opening up of the Northern and Eastern markets was a result for increase in their business.  However, he said the growth was not as much they expected.(KB)

  Comments - 6

  • maxx Wednesday, 29 December 2010 11:55 AM

    authorities should implement a mechanism to ensure the caratage of gold. many jewelery is later found to be lower caratage than it was specified before.

    Konde bendapu china Wednesday, 29 December 2010 12:07 PM

    Government should impose law for the quality of jewelery must be 22 carrots as customers cheated by these Jewelery shop for long time.

    Mushi Wednesday, 29 December 2010 01:44 PM

    Good to see the economy of SL expanding with north coming in to play. Ltte denied the economy of North to SL for 30 years.

    Dr.Rajeev Patnaik Wednesday, 29 December 2010 03:11 PM

    LTTE not only denied and destructed the economy in the north and east.It also ruined many past, present and future generations of Tamils

    SHAN Thursday, 30 December 2010 01:19 PM

    WHAT ABOUT SINHALA POGROMS/DESTRUCTIONS IN 1915,58,77,83 AS WELL AS 1990-2001,2006-2010...!!!

    Dr.Rajeev Patnaik Thursday, 30 December 2010 11:32 PM

    Agreed but they were short lived.But the LTTE fanatic mania has taken the toll of all Tamils in Sri lanka.In fact disagreement of Rajiv - Jeyawardena accord was the most ridiculous exercise by the LTTE.Unfortunately Sri lankan Tamils never had and have a sincere leader


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