It is my honor and privilege to address the “Invest Sri Lanka” Forum today on behalf of the Ministry of National Policies and Economic Affairs of Sri Lanka. The Ministry, under the leadership of Hon. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, is responsible for formulating policy and guidelines for economic and social…
The finalisation of Sri Lanka’s much awaited and ILO backed National Cooperatives Policy draft has been called for May 29. “I believe that we need to take a collaborative approach to Cooperatives National Policy” said Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen on 20 May at BMICH. Minister Bathiudeen, addressing…
Leading logistical services provider Expolanka Freight (Pvt) Ltd celebrated its 35th anniversary on 22 March. The company marked the milestone with a reaffirmed commitment to its core mission and values, with a strengthened focus on Asia’s flourishing fast fashion market. Since 1982, Expolanka Freight (EFL) has set itself on par…

Lanka Sathosa revs up to 500 MPH high speed

Wednesday, 22 March 2017 19:52
Creating history in Sri Lanka’s FMCG retail market, the country’s state owned large scale retail network will shift its expansion gears to high speed on 28 March-and the race starts with the largest number of openings of Lanka Sathosa brand outlets across Sri Lankan market within a 24 hour short…
The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE), in association with the Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka (SEC), the Sri Lankan High Commission in Australia and with the participation of Stockbroker firms and Unit Trust Companies, will host a series of ‘Invest Sri Lanka’ Forums in Australia and New Zealand (ANZ).…
Sri Lanka Labour Force Survey (LFS) is designed to measure levels and trends of employment, unemployment and labour force in Sri Lanka. This survey has been conducted quarterly, since the first quarter of 1990. LFS 2016 is the 36th year of the survey series. The Department of Census and Statistics…
COLOMBO: 6 March 2017: A business delegation of fourteen New Zealand companies arrived in Sri Lanka on 6 March to further strengthen business links between the two countries. Sri Lanka is New Zealand’s 23rd largest goods export market and is worth NZD$254million. New Zealand is Sri Lanka’s 54th largest goods…
COLOMBO: 6 March 2017:New Zealand Minister, Hon David Bennett is leading a business delegation of fourteen New Zealand companies to further strengthen business links between the two countries. New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, with support from The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, is hosting the New Zealand business delegation from a…
In recognition of its 150th year of Ceylon Tea, the Planters’ Association of Ceylon released a comprehensive list of the most recently available corporate sector data on the tea industry with a view towards providing a more comprehensive understanding of the present state of the country’s regional plantation companies and…
As state owned sugar manufacturing industry reported historic profit levels, Sri Lanka thanked its cane harvesters for their supportive role in unprecedented success heard for the first time in years. "Thanks to your contribution, today our government owned sugar production industry is earning profits without any need for privatization" said…