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Colombo: Sri Lanka's Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) declared on Tuesday a market holiday as a nationwide curfew was imposed due to street unrest. more
Sri Lanka stock market closed amid nationwide protests

Colombo: Sri Lanka's Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) declared on Tuesday a market holiday as a nationwide curfew was imposed due to street unrest.

Sri Lankan imports increase 23.1 pct in January 2022

Colombo: Sri Lanka's imports grew 23.1 per cent in January 2022, compared to January 2021, the latest data released by the central bank showed.

Humanitarian crisis looms large over Sri Lanka as economic crisis deepens

The Covid-19 pandemic has left Sri Lanka in a deep economic crisis, pushing at least half a million people into poverty amid soaring inflation that has forced a large chunk of the populat ...

Sri Lanka’s exports to China, Hong Kong declined: Expert

Colombo, Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka’s trade with China, including tea shipments, has moved downward in 2020, experts said.

Sri Lanka declares emergency over acute food shortages

Colombo: Sri Lanka has declared an emergency over food shortages due to a lack of foreign exchange to finance imports amid a hard-hitting economic crisis.

Bangladesh eagerly waiting for preferential trade agreement with Sri Lanka

Bangladesh is eagerly awaiting a preferential trade agreement with Sri Lanka for a mutually beneficial and robust trade relationship between the two countries supported adequately by stro ...

Bangladesh Bank approves 200 million currency swap with Sri Lanka

Bangladesh Bank has approved a 200 million US dollar currency swap with Sri Lanka’s central bank. Bangladesh and Sri Lanka agreed to the arrangement during the visit of Sri Lanka Pr ...

UN to provide $107 million to Sri Lanka to support agriculture

Sri Lanka will receive $107 million from a UN agency to support its agriculture sector. The fund will provide modern technology, equipment, and advanced training to the farmers of the isl ...

India’s Adani group set to acquire 51 % stakes in Sri Lanka’s West Container Terminal

Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited (APSEZ), a subsidiary of India’s Adani group that operates more than a dozen ports in India, is set to acquire 51 percent stakes in the ...