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.
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Economic Update | Sri Lanka aims to build tourism momentum
22 Aug 2016
Economic Update | Sri Lanka moves to fast track economic reform
14 Jul 2016
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.
Economic Update | Sri Lanka’s drive to improve public transport
30 Jun 2016
Sri Lanka is looking to boost its public transport infrastructure, particularly in Colombo, amid rising passenger numbers and increased road congestion.
Economic Update | Sri Lanka benefits from increased trade with India
18 May 2016
Thanks to close historical ties and geographic proximity, Sri Lanka stands to benefit from efforts to strengthen economic cooperation with India.
Economic Update | Sri Lankan IT industry leverages niche appeal
23 Apr 2016
Consistently ranked as a top global destination for business process outsourcing (BPO) and IT, Sri Lanka’s tech services industry has grown substantially in recent years, with high expectations and...
Economic Update | Nearing island-wide electrification, Sri Lanka to focus on quality and reliability
28 Mar 2016
As the only South Asian nation with near-100% grid connectivity, Sri Lanka has shifted its focus in recent months toward boosting the reliability and quality of electricity supply, as well as...