Rubber growers donít reap maximum benefits -RRI Director
Sri Lankaís rubber growers have failed to achieve
the maximum benefits from the bonanza in the natural rubber sector,
Director, Rubber Research Institute (RRI) Dr. Ashoka Nugawela told
the Sunday Observer.
Economic growth - Central Bank optimistic despite ADB
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) in its Outlook
2008 said that Sri Lankaís economic growth will slow down to 6 per
cent this year and in 2009 while the Central Bank has forecast a
growth of 7 per cent.
SAGT hits new record in annual throughput
South Asia Gateway Terminals (SAGT) marked a new
record in annual throughput in 2007. SAGT handled 1,546,497 TEUS
last year, a 16% volume growth compared to last year, company