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Govt. to introduce new laws to curtail profit-motivated imports

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe inspects machinery at the new Flexiprint factory at Flinth Commercial... 


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Graded hotels gain marginally over informal sector in 2016

By Chandeepa Wettasinghe The graded hotel segment has been able to prune the relative growth of the... 


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Private sector views Mangala’s appointment in positive light

Minister Mangala Samaraweera receives his letter of appointment from President Maithripala Sirisena    By... 


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PATA forecasts slower tourist arrivals to SL

PATA Chairman Andrew Jones (left) and Tourism and Christian Religious Affairs Minister John Amaratunga.... 


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Readying to re-enter lost markets

Garment workers sewing skirts at Timex garments factory in Wattala. Sri Lankan exporters will... 


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UAE’s Lulu Group reveals plans for mega investments

Law and Order and Southern Development Minister Sagala Ratnayaka cuts the ribbon to inaugurate the... 


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EU urges on export diversification as SL becomes GSP Plus eligible from Friday

EU Ambassador to Sri Lanka and the Maldives, Tung-Lai Margue and Political, Trade and Communications... 


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Visiting congressman lauds economy

  A visiting US Congress member has given thumbs up for the economic achievements of the... 


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Govt. announces new investor incentive scheme

Minister Ravi Karunanayake.  Pic by Nisal Badage   By Yohan Perera The government... 


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Monetary Board to appoint external inquiry panel to probe EPF losses

  In an interesting twist to the investigations into the alleged scamming of the monies... 


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