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Corrupt bureaucrats, uncompetitive local industries blocking trade liberalisation

  By Nishel Fernando  The largely uncompetitive local industries and corrupt bureaucrats... 


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BOI terminates agreement with WCC to build Asia’s tallest building

By Nishel Fernando  The Board of Investment (BOI) has terminated the agreement with World Capital... 


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BOI says corruption has nothing to do with derailing rail deal

  From left: Technical Adviser to the Minister of Development Strategies & International... 


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Sri Lanka to liberalise multi-country consolidation operations shortly

To allow SL to be competitive with other major hubs in the region   SLPA’s monopoly... 


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EPF to only invest in shares approved by Monetary Board

By Indika Sakalasooriya As the Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) prepares for its re-entry into... 


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Central Bank says hopeful of 4% growth this year

But admits economy has to grow 4.4% in second half to achieve full year 4% growth  “I... 


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HNB gets US $ 20mn ADB loan to fund microfinance sector

From left: ADB Credit Analyst Consultant Jeffrey B. Soriano, HNB Head of Legal Niroshini Wettasinha,... 


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‘League of Multinational Corporates’ launched

A copy of the book ‘Taming the Tigers’ is being presented to Youth Affairs, Project... 


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SL misses two key IMF targets as economy faces multiple challenges

Manuela Goretti   Sri Lanka has missed two key International Monetary Fund (IMF) targets... 


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Ironwood Capital invests US$ 2mn in findmyfare.com

From left: findmyfare.comCo-Founder and CEO Thushan Shanmugarajah, findmyfare.com Co-Founder and... 


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