Sri Lanka and Thai trade bodies sign deal to enhance bilateral trade

The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce with a view to build a dependable, pragmatic, and advantageous relationship and to establish friendly and cordial relations between...

China involved in almost 40% of Sri Lankan construction projects

Chinese firms are involved in almost 40% of construction projects in Sri Lanka, the Ceylon Institute of Builders (CIoB) said today. President of the Ceylon Institute of...

Apartments only 1.7% of Colombo’s living units

Contrary to popular perception, apartments currently account for only 1.7 per cent of Colombo’s residential facilities despite the scarcity of land to cater to...

Sri Lanka negotiating “comprehensive” FTA with China

Sri Lanka says it is negotiating comprehensive Free Trade Agreements (FTA) with China and India, Asia Pacific Daily reported. Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera noted that...

Bandara Jayathilake, Senior Executive Vice President of SME Banking at Nations Trust Bank speaks...

Elaborating on the Small and Medium Enterprises Sector of Sri Lanka,Senior Executive Vice President – SME Banking at Nations Trust Bank, Bandara Jayathilake discusses...

Sri Lanka rupee hits new record low of 161.00 vs USD

Sri Lanka’s stock and money markets got off to a slow start Monday with rupee dropping to a new low of 161.00 against the...

Sri Lanka promotes homestay operators with loan scheme

The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) announced the launch of a loan scheme for homestay operators across the country, in line with the...

Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2018 to be held in September

Sri Lanka's foremost economic event –  “Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2018”, organized by the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, Sri Lanka’s premier business chamber, is...

SLTDA signs MoU with S4IG to ensure inclusive growth of tourism sector in four...

The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Skills for Inclusive Growth (S4IG), an initiative by the Australian Government’s...

ACCA hosts discussion on BRI and importance to Sri Lanka

The Belt and Road initiative (BRI) is currently one of the largest trade and investment themes and is a huge opportunity for many industries...

Sri Lankan equities attract interest of wider international audience

Investment flows from the Scandinavian region to the Sri Lankan stock market have made a noteworthy improvement in recent years, where inward investments have...

WCIC begins search for Sri Lankan women entrepreneurs

The Women’s Chamber of Industry and Commerce (WCIC), announced the launch of ‘Woman Entrepreneur of the Year 2017' Awards Ceremony’ at an event held...

Facebook to empower youth and entrepreneurs in Sri Lanka

Facebook’s global ‘Boost Your Business’ program is now available for the youth and entrepreneurs of Sri Lanka. Recognizing the potential of the country’s small business...

Guangxi to host exhibition in Sri Lanka to promote trade

An exhibition is to be staged in Sri Lanka to promote trade between Guangxi, China and Sri Lanka. The exhibition aims to build a platform...

Asia Pacific the engine of the global economy

By Shamshad Akhtar   Asia and the Pacific remains the engine of the global economy. It continues to power trade, investment and jobs the world over....

Finance Minister holds discussion with ADB to expedite projects in Sri Lanka

The Minister of Finance and Media Mangala Samaraweera who is attending the 51st Annual meeting of the ADB in Manila had discussions  with Mr. In-Chang Song an...

85 percent of businesses plan to invest in digital transformation

Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ GS:VRTU), a global provider of digital engineering and IT outsourcing services that accelerate business outcomes for its clients, announced the findings of...

Standard Chartered arranges Sri Lanka’s sovereign bond offering

Standard Chartered acting as a Joint Lead Manager arranged a US$ 2.5 billion International Sovereign Bond Offering on behalf of Sri Lanka. The bank successfully...

Sri Lanka says opening of Bank of China in Colombo a key step

Sri Lanka says the opening of Bank of China will be important for investments and also Sri Lanka's economy. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, speaking at...

A young woman’s guide to a career in Information Technology

By Chinthi Weerasinghe   Sri Lanka continues to rise as a preferred Information Technology (IT) Business Process Management (BPM) destination. Leading names in IT and IT-enabled services...