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Anura Priyadharshana assumes duties as State Finance Minister

State Minister in conversation with the Prime Minister      Anura Priyadharshana... 


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October tourist arrivals up by unimpressive 0.5%

  Arrivals from several key regions record declines  Cumulative arrivals up... 


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JKH 2Q impacted by higher costs, subdued macro conditions

Susantha Ratnayake   The subdued macro environment and higher costs relating to expansions... 


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Sri Lanka among countries with largest currency depreciations

  Sri Lanka ranks twelfth out of fifteen countries  Year-to-date rupee has... 


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Professionals urged to take up active role in governance

UNP MP Eran stresses business of government is also business of professionals Says there’s... 


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Sri Lanka risks EU trade concessions if any back-sliding on rights

  Tung-Lai Margue   EU worried the return of Mahinda Rajapaksa could spoil progress... 


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September apparel exports up; industry confident of US $ 5.5bn export earnings

  September exports up 9.2% to US $ 451mn; First 9 months earnings up 5% to US $ 3.73bn SL... 


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MR signals return to inward-looking economic policy

  Assuming duties as the Finance and Economic Affairs Minister yesterday, Prime Minister... 


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Sri Lanka’s political crisis triggers major economic concerns

  Civil society activists holding placards in Colombo yesterday, calling political leaders... 


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Moody’s says current political impasse credit negative

  International rating agency Moody’s Investors Service yesterday said the political... 


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