Rising demand and expectations of stronger sales should sustain growth in Sri Lankan manufacturing in 2017, though labour shortages will need to be addressed to maintain this trajectory.
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Economic Update | Sri Lanka’s manufacturers make steady progress
8 Mar 2017
Economic Update | Shopper sentiment improves on the back of retail growth in Sri Lanka
22 Feb 2017
Greater consumer confidence could bring about higher returns from Sri Lanka’s retail sector, though the possibility of a further tightening of monetary policy by the country’s central bank might...
Economic Update | Sri Lanka Year in Review 2016
19 Jan 2017
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
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
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...