Last Updated: Thursday, May 02, 2013, 15:53
Earnings from remittances from Sri Lankan expat workers recorded a 4.2 percent growth.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 17:16
Sri Lanka's economy, which is expected to grow at 6.5 percent this year, has sustained its resilient growth performance and stable economic outlook in 2012, Fitch Ratings said.
Last Updated: Monday, February 11, 2013, 16:03
The country's balance of trade stood at USD 9.31 billion for 2012 compared to USD 9.71 billion in 2011-end.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 02, 2013, 17:56
Sri Lanka aims to achieve high growth with lower inflation during 2013, the report on the ‘Economic Road Map 2013’ unveiled on Wednesday said.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 06, 2012, 21:40
IMF Thursday said Sri Lanka should take steps to contain its current account deficit by promoting a softer exchange rate and making exports more competitive.
Last Updated: Monday, November 26, 2012, 12:58
Sri Lanka government has said it has prioritised its economic policies to achieve a lower deficit and moderate inflation.
Last Updated: Monday, November 05, 2012, 19:23
Sri Lanka's trade deficit has come down by 0.3 percent in the first nine months of 2012, the first time since December, 2009, its Central Bank said Monday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 12, 2012, 13:57
Sri Lankan Central Bank's decision to raise import taxes on non essential items has helped in bringing about a drastic drop in trade deficit of the Island nation.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 07, 2012, 12:28
Sri Lanka is also seeking a fresh facility from IMF to finance the development drive amid criticism from the opposition that the government has put the country in a heavy debt trap.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 25, 2012, 13:35
Sri Lanka's trade deficit has increased moderately by over 2 percent in May (year-on-year), the central bank of the island nation said on Wednesday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 27, 2011, 16:03
Sri Lanka’s USD 50 billion economy grew by 8 percent in the first half of this year with growth estimated to touch 8.5 percent for the whole of 2011.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 21, 2011, 13:23
Sri Lanka is to raise USD 1 billion from international markets through a 10-year sovereign bond issue, government sources said here Thursday.
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