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Sri Lanka’s Forex Crisis Worries South Indian textile and fabric exporters

South India’s textile and fabric exporters are worried that the economic crisis in Sri Lanka–India’s second-largest export destination for clothing products—may lead to a delay in payments from buyers in…

China’s Global Network of Shipping Ports Reveal Beijing’s Strategy

VOA News: A powerhouse in global trade, China has more shipping ports at home than any other country. Key investments add about another 100 ports in at least 60 nations.…

Seven countries, including Sri Lanka and Chile, have agreed to stop using the dirtiest fossil fuel

Seven countries have signed a pledge initiated by the United Nations to stop building new coal power plants, with the aim to gather more signatures before the global climate summit COP26 in…

Inflation Spectre Floats on Developing World’s Horizon including Sri Lanka

By Rabah Arezki and Jean-Pierre Landau As the global economy begins to emerge from the COVID-19 crisis, managing inflation risks will be much more challenging in developing countries than in…

Sri Lanka’s Agripreneurs Alarmed Over Contaminated Organic Fertilizer Sample Imported From China

Sri Lanka Agripreneurs’ Forum (SLAF) expressed grave concerns regarding the importation of a batch of contaminated organic fertilizer following confirmation from the Minister of Agriculture and National Plant Quarantine Services…

New Fortress and Sri Lanka’s Government inked the definitive agreement for LNG deal

United Stated-based New Fortress Energy Inc. (“New Fortress”) and Sri Lanka’s Government have executed a definitive agreement for New Fortress’ investment in West Coast Power Limited (“WCP”), the owner of the 310…

Natural Gas Prices Soar Worldwide In A Mark Of Extreme Volatility

Natural gas prices are soaring around the world in what has become something of a global supply crunch. Prices in the U.S. recently hit a 7-year high, natural gas prices…

Sharmini Coorey to Retire as Director of the IMF’s Institute for Capacity Development

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva today announced that Sri Lankan national Sharmini Coorey who has been the Director of the Institute for Capacity Development (ICD) since 2012,…

Back to the ‘smaller pond’: MSCI to downgrade Pakistan to Frontier Market

Pakistan was downgraded from its status as an emerging market, a little over four years after it was reclassified from the Frontier Markets (FM) Index by Morgan Stanley Capital International…

Sri Lanka claims $267 billion worth of oil and gas deposits in the Mannar Basin

Sri Lanka has $267 billion worth of oil and gas resources hidden in the Mannar Basin in the North-West of the country where the government stands to gain $ 133.5…