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Economic Update | Sri Lanka eyes port potential

31 Jul 2015
Sri Lanka logistics
A move to increase capacity at Sri Lanka’s ports is enabling the island nation to capitalise on its strategic location by serving growing traffic on the international east-west shipping lanes. 

Economic Update | Sri Lanka targets agricultural growth

8 Jun 2015
Sri Lanka agriculture
Rising demand at home and weaker growth in the export market have prompted the Sri Lankan government to increase its focus on the agriculture sector, with improved food security a longer-term goal.

Economic Update | Sri Lanka’s tourism sector outperforms broader economy

19 May 2015
Sri Lanka tourism
A steep rise in visitor numbers to Sri Lanka is driving growth in the country’s tourism industry, though a slowdown in the Chinese economy and problems in Russia could take the edge off the surge of...

Economic Update | Sri Lanka looks to turn the page

21 Apr 2015
sri Lanka econ
An interim budget unveiled by Sri Lanka’s new government aims to bring down debt levels while maintaining growth, with newly elected President Maithripala Sirisena pledging in his inaugural speech in...