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Economic Update | Sri Lanka Year in Review 2016

19 Jan 2017
Sri Lanka Economy
Underpinned by solid growth and boosted by medium-term fiscal support, the Sri Lankan economy rode out a difficult year in 2016, though government measures to curb spending and boost revenue may...

Economic Update | Sri Lankan real estate sector sees office demand spike

15 Nov 2016
Sri Lanka office space
The office segment of Sri Lanka’s property market is likely to see rising levels of activity over the next few years, as developers scramble to bridge a shortage of premium space.

Economic Update | Sri Lanka seeks to boost capital markets

28 Oct 2016
Sri Lanka capital markets
Government commitments to step up privatisation, repair its balance sheet and encourage more listings should help broaden the base of Sri Lanka’s capital markets and draw stronger flows of foreign...

Economic Update | Growth prospects for Sri Lanka’s tea industry

19 Sep 2016
Sri Lanka agro
Adverse weather conditions, combined with rising costs and greater competition, threaten to weaken Sri Lanka’s position in the global tea industry, though efforts to develop new markets could help...

Economic Update | Sri Lanka aims to build tourism momentum

22 Aug 2016
Sri Lanka tourism
Increased international arrivals and expansion into new segments are key elements in Sri Lanka’s plans to boost revenue in its growing tourism sector, an important earner of foreign currency.

Economic Update | Sri Lanka moves to fast track economic reform

14 Jul 2016
Sri Lanka econ
Buoyed by a phased $1.5bn funding pledge from the IMF, Sri Lanka has its sights set on building economic momentum and improving investor sentiment in the coming months.