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Port tariff hike put on hold following ministry secy.’s meeting with industry

  Tariff revision suspended for 3 months which was set to come into effect from Jan.... 


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Cigarette smuggling costs Sri Lanka Rs.18bn in tax revenue in 2017

From left: Dr. C.N. Wickramasinghe, Prof. S.S. Colombage and Dr. S.N. Morais at the report launch Pic... 


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Govt. mulls extending IMF loan programme by another year

  From left: Senior Deputy Governor Dr. Nandalal Weerasinghe and Governor Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy... 


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Sri Lanka to review feasibility studies of all proposed FTAs

Reviewing of feasibility studies on ETCA and Thai-SL FTA already begun Department of Commerce... 


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Fascinating way to welcome 2019!

A man applies colour to a haircut with the number ‘2019’, depicted to welcome the New... 


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Central Bank holds policy rates steady

The Monetary Board of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) at the last policy review of the year decided... 


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Tea production, exports dip in November

    Tea export volumes decline by 8.6% Cumulative tea production down by 1.8%   By... 


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SL’s merchandise exports to pick up in 2019: UNESCAP

  By Nishel Fernando Sri Lanka’s merchandise export earnings are likely to accelerate... 


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Trade deficit soars on higher vehicle, fuel imports

  October trade deficit up to US $ 903mn from US $ 752mn YoY Cumulative trade deficit... 


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Seasonal shopping

  With Christmas round the corner, shopping hype has gained momentum with an array of goods... 


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