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Sri Lanka Achieves Upper Middle Income Status
The World Bank has recently raised Sri Lanka from a lower middle income country to an upper middle income country. ...

National Export Strategy of Sri Lanka 2018-2022
The Sri Lankan government launched The National Export Strategy (NES) as a part of the Sri Lankan government strategy to achieve its Vision 2025, which sets the objective of transitioning its economy to an export-led more vibrant country with...

Tourism Authority of Thailand signed an MoU with the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau
On 27 June 2019, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Cooperation in the Field of Tourism with the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB). ...

The Sri Lanka Thailand Business Council (SLTBC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Chamber of Commerce and Board of Trade of Thailand (BOT) in Bangkok in February 2019.
The Sri Lanka Thailand Business Council (SLTBC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the   Chamber of Commerce and Board of Trade of Thailand (BOT) in  Bangkok in February 2019. Mr. Kalin Sarasin, Chairman of ...

The Colombo Financial City
Colombo Financial City is an offshore city project in Colombo, Sri Lanka, which involves the reclamation of 269 hectares of land from the sea. The city will use construction resources from the Colombo Harbour Expansion Project, currently under constr...

London Stock Exchange Group entered into an agreement with Sri Lanka’s Board of Investment (BOI)
The BOI of Sri Lankasigned an agreement with London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) to set up their global business services arm in Sri Lanka. The LSEG is a leading developer of high performance trading platforms and capital markets software for ...

Index of Industrial Production (IIP) shows a 4.8 percent growth in the Manufacturing Sector
In 2016, the Department of Census and Statistics of Sri Lankaintroduced the Index of Industrial Production (IIP), which aims to give a quantitative understanding of production activity level, and forecast its trend more accurately. Based on t...

Government introduced maximum retail prices for 17 essential commodities.
The government introduced a new set of price controls on 17 commodity goods that are considered as “essential items”, as an attempt to ease public concerns on the rising cost of living and to mitigate political fallout of the VAT (Value Added Tax...

European Union lifted fisheries export ban with effective from 17th June 2016
The European Union (EU) has completely removed the ban imposed on fisheries exports from Sri Lanka with effective from 17th June 2016. This ban was imposed to Sri Lanka in October 2014 due to the violation of international fishing law by loca...

The Batticaloa Airport
On 10 July 2016, H.E. President Maithripala Sirisena opened the renovated Batticaloa domestic airport and runway in the Eastern province.Though the renovation process of extending the runaway length from 1070m to 1560m was initially started in Decemb...


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