CSE awarded ISO Certification for Quality Management in HR

The Colombo Stock Exchange was recently awarded the ISO 9001: 2015 Quality Management System certificate for Human Resources by Bureau Veritas Certification Holding SAS...

Embassy of Sri Lanka in Beijing connects with Fliggy Online Visa

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Beijing was invited by Alibaba Group to attend the launching ceremony of Fliggy Online Visa Centre on 29th January...

Highest foreign direct investments to Sri Lanka in 2017 from China

The highest Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into Sri Lanka in 2017 came from China, Sri Lanka’s Board of Investment (BOI) said in a statement. The...

Qatar-Sri Lanka trade volume reaches $73 million in 2017

The total trade volume between Qatar and Sri Lanka stood at $73 mn in 2017, according to Qatar Chamber vice chairman Mohamed bin Towar...

Overseas fly by nights holding out as brokers illegitimately

Overseas Companies are acting and holding themselves out as insurance brokers, when they are clearly not authorized to do so. These companies are not Registered Insurance and Re Insurance Brokers in...

Trade between Australia and Sri Lanka reaches $1.3 billion

Trade between Australia and Sri Lanka has surged to a record high of A$1.3 billion in 2016-17, on the back of strong growth in...

AmCham offers to assist those affected by loss of US GSP

With effect from the 1st of January 2018, the United States’ Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program was discontinued for 120 countries across the...

Jetwing Symphony Limited makes CSE trading debut

Jetwing Symphony Limited rang the opening bell to commence trading and celebrate the listing of its shares as the first listing at the Colombo...

India’s Tatas exit Sri Lanka tea business after 25 years

After establishing a strong foothold in the tea industry of Sri Lanka over the past 25 years, the India's Tatas are exiting the business...

China to help Sri Lanka increase market for black teas

China has offered to help Sri Lanka improve the market of black teas in China, a Minister said on Thursday. Plantation Industries Minister Navin Dissanayake...

Sri Lankan community preparing for a multilingual internet

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and local experts in policy, technical and linguistic fields convened in Colombo today to introduce...

PPPs could help Sri Lanka achieve its 2030 SDG goals

Unilever Sri Lanka, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Sri Lanka and the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) Sri Lanka together announced the initiation...

Chinese smartphones enter Sri Lankan market with Vivo

Leading Chinese smartphone Vivo officially entered the Sri Lankan market at a major launch event held in Colombo. The entry will see Chinese smartphones competing...

Foreign investment in the stock market hits an all-time high in 2017

In what continues to be a promising year for foreign investor involvement in the stock market, 2017 has recorded an all-time high in foreign...

Milaha launches Sri Lanka-Bangladesh feeder service

Milaha, a Qatar-based maritime transport and logistics conglomerate, has announced the launch of a direct feeder service between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.Colombo and Chittagong...

Nuzreth Jalaldeen appointed Executive Director of AmCham

The American Chamber of Commerce in Sri Lanka has appointed Nuzreth Jalaldeen as its new Executive Director with effect from November 2017. Nuzreth was formerly...

Sri Lankan businessmen call for end of non-tariff barriers

Sri Lankan businessmen have urged Pakistan’s government to lift non-tariff barriers on their exports as they are offsetting benefits of free trade agreement between...

Stock Market continues encouraging performance in 2017

The Sri Lankan stock market has continued what has been an encouraging year in 2017, where both market indices continue to record positive returns....

US says American companies contribute to GDP of Sri Lanka

American businesses presence in Sri Lanka have at least 30,000 or 40,000 employees across many venues and companies that are pursuing different sectors, the...

Over 100 Chinese companies at Colombo exhibition

Sri Lanka is to host an exhibition next month showcasing products from China, organisers announced. The 3rd edition of the China Products (Colombo, Sri Lanka)...