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News Sri Lanka » Trade: Sri Lanka stocks lower at close of trade; CSE All-Share down 0.18%

News channel or source: https://www.investing.com/news/stock-market-news/sri-lanka-stocks-lower-at-close-of-trade-cse-allshare-down-018-1415510
Publication date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

Investing.com – Sri Lanka stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the Services, Footwear & Textile and Investment Trust sectors led shares lower. At the close in Colombo, the CSE All-Share declined 0.18%. Rising stocks outnumbered ...

News Sri Lanka » Trade: Evidence for persistent forest reliance by indigenous peoples in historical Sri Lanka

News channel or source: https://phys.org/news/2018-04-evidence-persistent-forest-reliance-indigenous.html
Publication date: hursday 26 April 2018

a team of researchers have demonstrated that while some Indigenous hunter-gatherers in Sri Lanka made use of agricultural resources and trade connections with farmers and colonial power structures, others continued to subsist primarily on tropical forest ...

News Sri Lanka » Trade: Sri Lankan stocks slip as political uncertainty continues; banks weigh

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/sri-lanka-stocks/sri-lankan-stocks-slip-as-political-uncertainty-continues-banks-weigh-idUSL3N1S3579
Publication date: hursday 26 April 2018

COLOMBO, April 26 (Reuters) - Sri Lankan shares edged down in dull trade on Thursday and settled near their lowest ... Fitch Rating agency on Thursday said that recent political developments in Sri Lanka have created some uncertainty over reform momentum ...

News Sri Lanka » Trade: Huge potential to grow Pakistan- Sri Lanka trade to $5 bln from just $350 mln

News channel or source: http://www.sundaytimes.lk/article/1042616/huge-potential-to-grow-pakistan-sri-lanka-trade-to-5-bln-from-just-350-mln
Publication date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

The potential for trade between Pakistan and Sri Lanka is somewhere between US$ 5 to $10 billion but based on the current annual achievement of just $350 million, the two countries need to worked hard to achieve this. Maj. Gen (rtd) Dr. Shahid Ahmed ...

News Sri Lanka » Trade: A Decade After Civil War, Sri Lanka Dives Into Luxury

News channel or source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2018-04-19/sri-lanka-is-not-just-for-backpackers-anymore-enter-luxury
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

The road surveys the land that made Fernando’s family famous: His father, Merrill, created Sri Lanka’s first fair-trade tea company in 1988. Today, Dilmah sells in more than 100 countries worldwide. Its mission, then and now, has been to grow and ...

News Sri Lanka » Trade: 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

The road surveys the land that made Fernando’s family famous: His father, Merrill, created Sri Lanka’s first fair-trade tea company in 1988. Today, Dilmah sells in more than 100 countries worldwide. Its mission, then and now, has been to grow and ...

News Sri Lanka » Trade: Free Trade greements and ETCA

News channel or source: http://www.island.lk/index.php?page_cat=article-details&page=article-details&code_title=183669
Publication date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

A Free Trade Agreement (FTA) has been signed between the Government of Sri Lanka (GOSL) and the Indian Government in 1998. For a layman, when you look at the agreement it appears we can do free trade with India without much obstruction. However ...

News Sri Lanka » Trade: Pakistan Delegation Visit Sri Lanka This Week To Explore Trade Opportunities

News channel or source: https://www.news.lk/economy/item/20296-pakistan-delegation-visit-sri-lanka-this-week-to-explore-trade-opportunities
Publication date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

A high level delegation of Pakistan Furniture Council (PFC) is scheduled to visit Sri Lanka this week to explore new avenues for cooperation in various fields Associated Press of Pakistanreported. According to a press statement issued here, the delegation ...

News Sri Lanka » Trade: 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 » Trade: Sri Lankan stocks end higher in light trade; banks, telcos lead

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/sri-lanka-stocks/sri-lankan-stocks-end-higher-in-light-trade-banks-telcos-lead-idUSL3N1RX3YC?feedType=RSS&virtualBrandChannel=11563
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

“Blue-chip counters pushed the index higher in low trade as most investors are on the sidelines ... while Union Bank Plc closed up 4.9 percent and Sri Lanka Telecom Plc ended up 1.8 percent. The market has been waiting for some political stability ...