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News Sri Lanka » Trade: Singapore, Lanka to ink trade pact

News channel or source: http://www.gulf-times.com/story/579058/Singapore-Lanka-to-ink-trade-pact
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Singapore and Sri Lanka will likely sign a free trade agreement (FTA) today during Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s visit to the island country. The Singaporean prime minister arrived in Colombo yesterday for a three-day official visit.

News Sri Lanka » Trade: Singapore firms bullish about Sri Lanka amid news of FTA

News channel or source: http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/spore-firms-bullish-about-sri-lanka-amid-news-of-fta
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Singapore businesses said they are bullish about the Sri Lanka market, and expect to benefit considerably from a free trade agreement (FTA) that both countries will sign today. One area they have high hopes for is tariff reduction, as imported goods ...

News Sri Lanka » Trade: Sri Lanka stocks lower at close of trade; CSE All-Share down 0.34%

News channel or source: https://www.investing.com/news/stock-market-news/sri-lanka-stocks-lower-at-close-of-trade-cse-allshare-down-034-1132523
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

Investing.com – Sri Lanka stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Information Technology, Land & Property and Investment Trust sectors led shares lower. At the close in Colombo, the CSE All-Share declined 0.34%. Falling stocks ...

News Sri Lanka » Trade: Sri Lankan shares drop in dull trade; banks top drag

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/sri-lanka-stocks/sri-lankan-shares-drop-in-dull-trade-banks-top-drag-idUSL4N1PH3QQ
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

COLOMBO, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Sri Lankan shares declined on Monday, marking their eighth session of fall in nine, as investors sold banking stocks in dull trade. The Colombo Stock ... Shares in Lanka ORIX Leasing Co Plc dropped 3.5 percent, while Hatton ...

News Sri Lanka » Trade: Drop pepper from import list of free trade pacts: Growers, trade plead with Centre

News channel or source: http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/agri-business/drop-pepper-from-import-list-of-free-trade-pacts-growers-trade-plead-with-centre/article10046606.ece
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

The Indian Pepper and Spice Traders, Farmers, Producers and Planters Consortium (IPSTPC) has urged the Commerce Minister, Suresh Prabhu, to remove black pepper from SAFTA (South Asian Free Trade Area) and ISFTA (Indo-Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement ...

News Sri Lanka » Trade: Singapore PM in Sri Lanka: SL-Singapore Free Trade Agreement to be signed (VIDEO)

News channel or source: http://newsfirst.lk/english/2018/01/singapore-pm-sri-lanka-sl-singapore-free-trade-agreement-signed-video/180509
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

The Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong has arrived in Sri Lanka. He arrived upon an invitation extended by President Maithripala Sirisena. Premier Loong will be received at the Presidential Secretariat tomorrow morning (January 23) with an ...

News Sri Lanka » Trade: New Zealand asylum offer fuels smuggle trade

News channel or source: http://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/immigration/new-zealand-offer-fuels-smuggle-trade/news-story/b36de999f31b8f22e5ff44d5b2b72bda
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

The diplomatic row over Manus Island is unlikely to subside. The Australian government claims it has been forced to roll out new deterrence measures in Sri Lanka, including a media blitz in active people-smuggling regions warning that those seeking to ...

News Sri Lanka » Trade: Gone like a shot: Why did Sri Lanka reinstate alcohol ban for women?

News channel or source: http://www.scmp.com/week-asia/politics/article/2129652/gone-shot-why-did-sri-lanka-reinstate-alcohol-ban-women
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

In many respects, Sri Lanka has made great strides since the end of the civil ... due in large part to its strategic location south of India and astride one of the world’s busiest trade routes. But seething ethnic pressures are a big impediment to ...

News Sri Lanka » Trade: Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong arrived in Sri Lanka

News channel or source: http://www.asiantribune.com/node/91507
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

A Free Trade Agreement between Sri Lanka and Singapore will be signed following bilateral talks, the Foreign Affairs Ministry said in a statement. During the visit, Prime Minister Lee will also meet Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and discuss economic ...

News Sri Lanka » Trade: Singapore firms bullish on news of Sri Lanka FTA

News channel or source: http://www.tnp.sg/news/business/singapore-firms-bullish-news-sri-lanka-fta
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Singapore businesses said they are bullish about the Sri Lanka market and expect to benefit considerably from a free trade agreement (FTA) that both countries will sign today. One area they have high hopes for is tariff reduction, as imported goods ...