Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka has long served as an important strategic destination in the Indian Ocean, catering to merchants and travellers from South-east Asia, India, the Middle East and East Africa. Formerly known as Ceylon, the island was visited and admired by the likes of Marco Polo, who called it “the finest island of its size in the world” well before...

 

Companies categorised as small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) constitute around 75% of all businesses in Sri Lanka, making them a crucial component of the economy. Boosting this vital area, both in term of raw size and contribution to value added, is thus a vital part of policy, with recent times seeing major initiatives launched with...

 

How can the CCC and other private sector players rebuild market confidence in Sri Lanka?

 

Large populations, which have previously been seen as an economic burden, are now seen as marketplaces for products, services and ideas. Around 4bn of the world’s population is in Asia. This represents not only a marketplace for products and ideas, but also a marketplace for futuristic imagination, invention and innovation.

 

As the country moves forward with an ambitious development programme, while also navigating a series of internal political challenges, 2019 is set to be an important year for Sri Lanka. The economy has been making progress in recent years, which should place it in good standing during the potentially difficult time ahead. Major efforts have...

 

Sri Lanka’s third quarter 2018 GDP growth dipped to a record eight-year low of 2.9% – compared to 3.3% in the third quarter of 2017 and 3.7% in the second quarter of 2018 – leading to a cumulative expansion of 3.3% for the first nine months of 2018, which was expected to continue to the end of the year. The struggle was primarily evident in...

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