May 052018

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka achieved the highest ever foreign direct investment and higher ever exports in the history of the country in 2017, while unemployment was at 4.2 percent, Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera had said. “We expect the economy to accelerate growth driven by private …

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Apr 192018

ECONOMYNEXT – The United Kingdom has expressed readiness to expand foreign direct investment in Sri Lanka, President Maithripala Sirisena’s office said following … UK has promised to put new investment opportunities in Sri Lanka on the Ministry of International Trade website, the statement said.

Apr 092018

Apr 10, 2018 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s government is looking at attracting up to US 2.5 billion dollars in Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) in 2018, and to double it to US 5 billion by 2020, a statement said. In 2017 the the highest FDI inflows came from China, followed by Hong Kong, India and Singapore, the …