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Ceylon Chamber’s National SME Forum 2022 highlights Resilience Measures for SMEs

Digital transformation and innovation that sees opportunity in turbulence in order to attainresilience and growth, were among key themes that were explored at the National SME Forum2022 organised recently by…

ADB projects Sri Lanka’s economy to contract by 7.6% in 2022

Asain Development Bank (ADB) highlighted that Sri Lanka’s economic conditions have deteriorated drastically on a sharp fall in usable reserves, causing the government to suspend external public debt servicing (excluding…

it’s in China’s interest to restructure Sri Lanka’s debt – Yellen

China is a “very important” creditor of Sri Lanka and it would likely be in the interest of both countries if China participated in restructuring Sri Lanka’s debt, U.S. Treasury…

JKH to benefit from the Cabinet Decision to streamline Sri Lanka’s casino industry

Sri Lanka’s John Keells Holdings (JKH) is expected to benefit from the proposal to streamline the country’s casino industry which could pave the way for JKH to rent space at…

Policy Rate Hike Dampens the Equity Market

Bourse recorded losses for the fourth straight session with investors taking a defensive approach following the policy rate hike by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL), First Capital Research…

Political stability is critical for Sri Lanka to resolve the economic crisis – U.S Ambassador

The United States Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Julie Chung last Friday stressed that the political stability is critical to undertake lasting and decisive structural reforms in addressing the root causes…

President Biden announces $20 Million in additional assistance to feed over 800,000 Sri Lankan children

At the G7 Summit today, President of the United States Joe Biden announced $20 million in additional assistance to strengthen food security in Sri Lanka.  Building on other recent funding…

A new Cabinet Sub Committee proposed to address the country’s food crisis

The Committee on Public Accounts (COPA) recommended that all Ministries should unite and set up a Cabinet Sub-Committee on Food Security to address the food crisis in the country. The…

Liquor demand down by 30% in Crisis-hit Sri Lanka

 Sri Lanka Excise Department revealed that t the demand for the liquor has decreased by about 30% due to the recent increase in the price of liquor and the decrease…

Dhammika Perera sworn in as a Member of Parliament

Top Businessman Dhammika Perera was sworn in as a National List Member of Parliament of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna before Hon. Mahinda Yapa Abeywardana, the Speaker of Parliament today…