Improving economic conditions, increased tourism numbers and the launch of two major development projects are forecast to support growth in Abu Dhabi’s retail sector, especially within the food and beverages (F&B) segment.
Interviews & Viewpoints | Nandana Ekanayake, CEO, Siam City Cement (Lanka) : Interview from The Report: Sri Lanka 2018
How do you see domestic demand for cement evolving in the next 24 months?
Articles & Analysis | Sri Lanka adopts strategies to maintain industry and real estate competitiveness from The Report: Sri Lanka 2018
Industry in Sri Lanka has developed over the years by taking the high road. In part driven by necessity, the country has tended to avoid low-margin, high-volume production in favour of value addition and customisation. The result has been solid demand for its goods and a strong international reputation.
Articles & Analysis | Sri Lankan government targets new markets and supports small businesses to boost export economy from The Report: Sri Lanka 2018
Sri Lanka’s export economy has been facing challenges in recent years from intense international competition and lack of investment, especially foreign direct investment. As a result, the government is stepping up its commitment to support exports, especially from industrial small and medium-sized enterprises.
Articles & Analysis | New retail projects in the pipeline in Sri Lanka from The Report: Sri Lanka 2018
The retail sector in Sri Lanka is set for rapid development. Shopping is becoming increasingly convenient as modern outlets become more numerous, new malls are being built and an increasing number of global brands are arriving in the country. Meanwhile, the growing tourism industry is bringing not only money but also the culture of shopping....