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'AIA Group - excellent performance'

SRI LANKA, March 17 -- AIA Group Limited (AIA) delivered excellent operating performance with double-digit growth across our main financial metrics for the twelve months ended December 31, 2018, inclu... Read More


DPMC launches Bajaj quadricycle

SRI LANKA, March 17 -- David Pieris Motor Company (Pvt) Ltd (DPMC) has introduced the Bajaj Qute quadricycle to the local market. DPMC Chief Operating Officer Naalaka Madugalle said, "Bajaj QUTE is i... Read More


EU-Sri Lanka investor dialogue : Liberalisation of shipping sector discussed

SRI LANKA, March 17 -- The eighth EU-Sri Lanka investor dialogue was held at the Ministry of Development Strategies and International Trade recently. Many of the earlier outstanding matters had been r... Read More


EDB participates in organic products trade fair

SRI LANKA, March 17 -- The Export Development Board (EDB) has identified BioFach as one of the best places to promote Sri Lankan organic products to the EU region and other countries. The EDB in colla... Read More


AAT Sri Lanka holds seminar on Budget proposals

SRI LANKA, March 17 -- The Association of Accounting Technicians of Sri Lanka (AAT) conducted a seminar on 'Budget Proposals Highlights 2019' at its head office in Narahenpita recently. Over 250 AAT ... Read More


Exporters welcome phasing out para tariffs

SRI LANKA, March 17 -- Although the National Budget covers many areas of taxation and fiscal measures, the National Chamber of Exporters (NCE) which focusses on the export sector, and the exporter com... Read More


Proper plan to achieve targets vital, says Dr. Harsha

SRI LANKA, March 17 -- Budget 2019 is a development oriented income and expenditure statement and it is a continuation of the previous year's proposals for inclusive growth and socio-economic developm... Read More


Fitch assigns DFCC Bank's senior debt, a final 'AA-(lka)'

SRI LANKA, March 17 -- Fitch Ratings has assigned DFCC Bank PLC's proposed Sri Lanka rupee-denominated senior debentures, a final National Long-Term Rating of 'AA-(lka)' The notes, which will total u... Read More


BOC relocates Katunayake IPZ branch

SRI LANKA, March 17 -- The Bank of Ceylon's (BOC) Katunayake IPZ branch relocated to its new premises recently. BOC officials opened the branch. The opening ceremony was held with the participation o... Read More


WB approves $125m credit for climate smart agriculture

SRI LANKA, March 17 -- The World Bank Board of Directors has approved a $125 million credit for Sri Lanka to improve the resilience and productivity of agriculture for more than 470,000 small farmers ... Read More