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News Sri Lanka » Economy: Sri Lanka economic factsheet

News channel or source: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/sri-lanka-economic-factsheet
Publication date: hursday 26 April 2018

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News Sri Lanka » Economy: IMF sees Sri Lanka's 2018 economic growth at 4 pct; urges reforms in SOEs

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-imf-sri-lanka/imf-sees-sri-lankas-2018-economic-growth-at-4-pct-urges-reforms-in-soes-idUSKBN1HS04Q
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka’s economic growth will rebound to 4 percent this year from a 16-year low in 2017, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said late on Friday, but urged more reforms of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) to temper fiscal risks and ...

News Sri Lanka » Economy: Sri Lankan political unrest testing reforms:Fitch

News channel or source: http://www.sundaytimes.lk/article/1042618/sri-lankan-political-unrest-testing-reformsfitch
Publication date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

“That said, the unrest has had limited economic impact so far, and Sri Lanka's 'B+' sovereign rating already factors in a degree of political risk,” the rating agency said. Fitch said the ruling coalition suffered heavy losses in local elections in ...

News Sri Lanka » Economy: Vietnamese, Sri Lankan top legislators hold talks

News channel or source: http://vietnamnews.vn/politics-laws/427022/vietnamese-sri-lankan-top-legislators-hold-talks.html
Publication date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

Regarding economic ties, the two legislative leaders took note of the growth in bilateral trade, which reached nearly US$320 million in 2017, saying Việt Nam and Sri Lanka have substantial potential for co-operation, especially in oil and gas ...

News Sri Lanka » Economy: Sri Lanka Quietly Opens Itself Up to Luxury Tourism, 10 Years After Revolution

News channel or source: https://skift.com/2018/04/21/sri-lanka-quietly-opens-itself-up-to-luxury-tourism-10-years-after-revolution/
Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

Job creation is one of the biggest benefits of tourism growth in Sri Lanka, says Tiffany Misrahi, who focuses on travel and tourism at the World Economic Forum. According to her research, it takes only 30 first-time visitors to the country to create one ...

News Sri Lanka » Economy: What Is China Doing To Pakistan? The Same Thing It Did To Sri Lanka

News channel or source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/panosmourdoukoutas/2018/04/15/what-is-china-doing-to-pakistan-the-same-thing-it-did-to-sri-lanka/
Publication date: Sunday 15 April 2018

One day, China will turn Pakistan into its own “semi-colony,” as it did recently with Sri Lanka. China has been nice to Pakistan, on the surface that is. It has been building the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), which will connect Western China ...

News Sri Lanka » Economy: Indo-Lanka Accord needs modifications

News channel or source: http://www.dailymirror.lk/article/Indo-Lanka-Accord-needs-modifications--149107.html
Publication date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

That is open market economic policies. We have democratic socialism ... That is an international conspiracy against Sri Lanka. We know that. The Diaspora together with some foreign countries are directing a campaign against Sri Lanka.

News Sri Lanka » Economy: Sri Lanka to Push Ahead With Reforms, Sees Revenue on Target

News channel or source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-19/sri-lanka-to-push-ahead-with-reforms-sees-revenue-on-target
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Sri Lanka will continue to press ahead with reforms and revenue ... globally and I think it’s a phase that will go through and eventually settle down to economic realism, which is that major trading partners will gain by coming to some kind of ...

News Sri Lanka » Economy: How China trapped Sri Lanka under a mountain of debt

News channel or source: https://www.axios.com/sri-lanka-rupee-debt-belt-and-road-initiative-china-india-11ebf8c1-d0bb-4524-9f05-a7d5cc3ac093.html
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

Sri Lanka's economy is struggling under the weight of massive debts owed to China, with the rupee hitting an all-time low on Monday. The big picture: As the small South Asian country's economy spirals downward, it's freeing itself from debts by selling ...

News Sri Lanka » Economy: Party chief receives Sri Lankan Parliament Speaker

News channel or source: http://vietnamnews.vn/politics-laws/427023/party-chief-receives-sri-lankan-parliament-speaker.html
Publication date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

Việt Nam had always paid heed to and highly evaluated Sri Lanka’s important achievements in socio-economic development, he said. General Secretary Nguyễn Phú Trọng affirmed that Việt Nam always attached much importance to friendship relations ...