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Jan 5, 2016 9:33:11 PM - dailymirror.lk
Sri Lanka and Pakistan signed a number of memoranda of understanding valued over US$ 700 million yesterday during the launch of the Pakistan Single Country Exhibition, coinciding with the state visit of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
Jan 4, 2016 9:49:26 PM - dailymirror.lk
​Britain’s former Prime Minister Tony Blair visited the Development Strategies and International Trade Ministry and met Minister Malik Samarawickrama yesterday.
Jan 3, 2016 10:10:51 PM - dailymirror.lk
​A possible rate hike in March by the US Federal Reserve as expected by some analysts will push Sri Lanka to reconsider its current monetary policy stance, Central Bank Governor Arjuna 
Jan 1, 2016 1:30:00 PM - dailymirror.lk
Sri Lanka is ranked second among the top 16 places recommended by the world famous travel and life style magazine Condé Nast Traveller to visit in 2016.  Endorsing Sri Lanka as the second 
Dec 31, 2015 10:03:24 PM - dailymirror.lk
​The country has no need to raise emergency funds, though the government may decide to make a formal request to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for “some sort of arrangement” between Sri Lanka and the multilateral lender, Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran said. 
Dec 30, 2015 9:33:30 PM - dailymirror.lk
​President Maithripala Sirisena evaluates an award winning mask of the demon Mahasona, used in traditional healing exorcism rituals, during the National Craft Council’s Shilpa Awards held at Ape Gama in Battaramulla recently. 
Dec 30, 2015 9:54:00 AM - tradingeconomics.com
The Central Bank of Sri Lanka on December 30th decided to raise Statutory Reserve Ratio (SRR) applicable to all rupee deposit liabilities of commercial banks by 1.50 percentage points to 7.50 percent to be effective from the reserve week commencing 16 January 2016. Cash Reserve Ratio in Sri Lanka averaged 8.77 Percent from 1999 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 11 Percent in January of 2000...
Dec 29, 2015 10:14:37 PM - dailymirror.lk
In a bizarre turn of events, the newly appointed Director General of the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC), Sunil S. Sirisena has decided to discontinue the National Broadband Initiative (NBI), which ensured high speed broadband internet access to citizens at affordable prices, Mirror Business learns.
Dec 28, 2015 10:19:07 PM - dailymirror.lk
A trade fair showcasing the entrepreneurship of Samurdhi recipients in the Matara district under the title ‘Da Bindu Muthu 2015’ commenced at Uyanwatte Stadium yesterday.
Dec 27, 2015 9:59:36 PM - dailymirror.lk
Sri Lanka will have its first glance of the country’s new investment and export framework next January, according to a top Cabinet Minister in-charge of international trade. 
Dec 22, 2015 9:51:38 PM - dailymirror.lk
​AFP: SpaceX successfully landed its powerful Falcon 9 rocket in an upright position on Monday, a historic first in the company’s bid to make rockets as reusable as airplanes.
Dec 21, 2015 10:24:24 PM - dailymirror.lk
Though the Colombo Port has earned an income of Rs.26 billion this year, a significant portion of it will go to settle a loan obtained from the Chinese government for the construction of the Hambantota Port, Ports and Shipping Minister Arjuna Ranatunga yesterday said.
Dec 20, 2015 10:13:32 PM - dailymirror.lk
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe officially inaugurated the “Tourism Fest 2015 with a Spirit of Christmas” campaign organized by Sri Lanka Tourism at the Arcade-Independence Square on Saturday evening. 
Dec 20, 2015 10:13:32 PM - dailymirror.lk
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe officially inaugurated the “Tourism Fest 2015 with a Spirit of Christmas” campaign organized by Sri Lanka Tourism at the Arcade-Independence Square on Saturday evening. 
Dec 18, 2015 1:30:00 PM - dailymirror.lk
Tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka rose 20.4 percent to 144,147 in November 2015 from a year earlier, driven by China, India, United Kingdom and Germany, according to state tourism promotion office data. Picture shows a group of tourists in Colombo purchasing local lotteries to try their luck. Pic by Kithsiri de Mel
Dec 17, 2015 11:53:32 PM - dailymirror.lk
Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Sri Lanka singed two loan agreements for the implementation of the Integrated Road Investment Program which was designed to ensure rural road connectivity between selected rural hubs and the adjacent economic centers of Sri Lanka.
Dec 16, 2015 9:52:06 PM - dailymirror.lk
The Brandix group’s contribution to the country’s export economy was recognised at the highest level this week when Sri Lanka’s single largest apparel exporter was presented with eight Presidential Export Awards at a ceremony presided over by the country’s head of state.
Dec 15, 2015 10:15:33 PM - dailymirror.lk
​Wijeya Newspapers Ltd clinched the National Productivity Award under the Manufacturing Sector (Medium Scale) at the National Productivity Awards 2014 ceremony held at the BMICH yesterday.
Dec 14, 2015 10:05:23 PM - dailymirror.lk
​Announcing a number of amendments to the revenue proposals presented in Budget 2016, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday said a report has been called from the Central Bank on the Budget proposal to tax the cash withdrawals from banks.
Dec 13, 2015 9:54:38 PM - dailymirror.lk
​An innovative Political Council should be established to promote policy consensus and Parliamentary harmony, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said, delivering the Annual Sujata Jayawardena Memorial Oration 2015 last Friday.
Dec 11, 2015 1:30:00 PM - dailymirror.lk
For the first time in the history of Rubber Development Department, 83 Rubber Development Officers received new appointments recently. The ceremony was held at the National Institute of Plantation Management, Athurugiriya (NIPM). Minister of Plantation Industries 
Dec 10, 2015 10:06:33 PM - dailymirror.lk
​In a step towards import substitution, Sri Lanka is now looking at the possibility of producing the country’s total fabric requirement domestically doing away with the imports which drains much needed foreign currency from the country. 
Dec 9, 2015 9:48:47 PM - dailymirror.lk
The consumer demand in Sri Lanka is likely to be disappointing in 2016 and 2017, with the sources which boosted spending drying up, a consumer industry executive said.
Dec 9, 2015 12:31:54 AM - dailymirror.lk
As the new government is heavily caught up with the tweaking of its financial plan for greater economic prosperity, a top economist in the country pointed out that politics in the most cases trumps professionalism as budgets end...
Dec 8, 2015 6:08:47 AM - dailymirror.lk
​Celebrating the start of the holiday season, HSBC unveiled, "Christmas at the Arcade" with the big Christmas tree lighting and a seasonal zone, at the Arcade Independence square on 4 December, 2015.
Dec 7, 2015 10:25:00 PM - dailymirror.lk
​Sarathkumara Premachandra has been appointed as the Managing Director of the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA). The official appointment was handed over to Premachandra by Ports and Shipping Minister Arjuna Ranatunga at a special meeting held at the SLPA recently.
Dec 6, 2015 9:56:00 PM - dailymirror.lk
Sri Lanka will begin a fresh international bidding process for the development of offshore oil and gas blocks in the Mannar Basin from the first quarter of 2016, a top government official told Mirror Business.
Dec 4, 2015 1:30:00 PM - dailymirror.lk
Plantation Industries Minister Naveen Dissanayake paid a visit to the Trico Container yard at the Grandpass Harbour entrance in Colombo recently.  The minister inspected the facility installed at the yard to check the standard of the tea being exported from Sri Lanka.  The facility was launched with the assistance of the
Dec 3, 2015 9:59:01 PM - dailymirror.lk
​The grand finale of the 51st Annual Report Awards organized by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) was held at Waters Edge, Battaramulla yesterday.
Dec 3, 2015 5:04:00 PM - tradingeconomics.com
Deposit Interest Rate in Sri Lanka decreased to 7.50 in 2014 from 10.23 in 2013. Deposit Interest Rate in Sri Lanka averaged 11.72 from 1980 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 19.79 in 1984 and a record low of 5.07 in 2004. Deposit Interest Rate in Sri Lanka is reported by the World Bank. This page includes a chart with historical data for Deposit Interest Rate in Sri Lanka.
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