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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 Lanka: Chinese come calling

by Col R Hariharan Chinese defence minister’s visit  The recently held Quad summit, which transformed an informal framework of the US, India, Japan, and Australia, into a formal grouping with…

Singapore to stop entry of visitors from Sri Lanka and two other SA countries

(PTI): Singapore will stop the entry or transit to visitors with recent travel history to Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka from May 2 following “deterioration” of coronavirus situation in…

Spotify to Expand into Sri Lanka over the next few days

Swedish audio streaming and media services provider and the world’s largest music streaming platform, Spotify announced that it would expand into Sri Lanka over the next few days, as it…

Sri Lanka emerging as a small, yet growing market for U.S consumer food products in South Asia

Sri Lanka which has the highest per-capita GDP in South Asia has emerged as a small, yet growing, consumer food products market for the exporters of the United States, according…

Covid-19: Maldives signs deal with AstraZeneca for 700,000 vaccine doses

Maldives has entered an agreement with AstraZeneca Singapore Private Limited to procure 700,000 vaccination doses for the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. This was revealed by the Health Emergency Operations Center (HEOC)’s…