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CCC Announces Virtual “Exhibition on Agri and Livestock Sector Innovations ready for Commercialization”

The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC) and the Accelerating Higher Education Expansion and Development (AHEAD) Operation will be jointly organizing a Virtual Exhibition to promote Agri and Livestock Sector Innovations…

National Inflation remained unchanged in June

Headline inflation based on the National Consumer Price Index remained unchanged at 6.1 percent in June1 due to the statistical effect of the high base prevailed in June 2020. Meanwhile,…

United States Provides $75 million to NDB Bank to Strengthen Sri Lankan Small and Medium Businesses

The United States is providing a welcome boost to Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) in Sri Lanka struggling with the impact of the pandemic.  The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation…

Sri Lanka and IFAD partners to launch $42.7M project to reduce poverty and increase food security in the face of climate change

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) together with the Government of Sri Lanka last week signed a financial agreement to launch the Smallholder Agribusiness and Resilience Project (SARP). The…

Spice Industry Veteran and Gulam Chatoor from the Spice Arena

Gulam Chatoor the present Chairman of Saboor Chatoor (Private) Ltd, one of the leading spice exporters of Sri Lanka records nearly seven decades of piloting the company. To date, Gulam…

Global trade recovered at a faster pace from the Pandemic-fueled recession compared with the past two trade recessions

World trade’s recovery from the COVID-19 crisis hit a record high in the first quarter of 2021, increasing by 10% year-over-year and 4% quarter-over-quarter, United Nations Conference on Trade and…

Sri [email protected], with U.S. Support, Hosts Exponential Growth Webinar

Sri [email protected], with support from the United States, hosted a public webinar featuring Paul D. Roberts, an expert in methods for companies and entrepreneurs to leverage evolving technologies such as artificial…

Indian and Chinese multinational corporations and financial institutions could influence the proposed ban on agrochemicals imports into Sri Lanka

A Sri Lankan-based leftist agrarian movement warned the government of possible influences by Indian and Chinese multinational corporations and financial institutions to do away with the recent decision to ban…

Sri Lanka’s Banking Sector’s MSME Lending Portfolio Among Weakest in Asia-Pacific

Despite much hype, Sri Lanka’s banking sector’s to Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs) lending portofolio is one of the poorest in the Asia-Pacific region in terms of loan disbursements…

CSE listed firms posts record earnings for December Quarter

The Earnings of Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) listed firms rose by 33% percent Year-on-Year (YoY) to Rs 88.6 billion in December quarter maintaining the growth momentum for the second straight…