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Shipping during COVID-19: Why container freight rates have surged

By United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) When the Ever Given megaship blocked traffic in the Suez Canal for almost a week in March, it triggered a new…

Sri Lanka’s food and beverage imports grow by 9 percent in 2020

Sri Lanka’s food and beverage imports grew by nearly 9 percent topping $1.5 billion last year (2020) compared to 2019 despite import restrictions, according to the Central Bank (CB). The…

Sri Lanka’s trade deficit declines in October

Sri Lanka’s trade deficit declined by $320 million to $514 million in October compared to the preceding month, the Central Bank (CB) data showed. The $ 514 million trade deficit…

Sri Lanka allows importation of special bamboo sticks for incense stick production with tax relief

Sri Lanka’s Cabinet of Ministers decided to allow importation of special bamboo sticks for incense stick production with tax relief citing shortages in sourcing these bamboo sticks locally. The proposal…