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Sunday, 14 June 2015


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Classy and stylish: Carmart launched the Peugeot 508 in a typical French setting last week. On right: Invitees take a close look at the car - Vipula Amerasinghe

Storm in a tea cup

* Tea industry facing turbulence:
* Disruption in traditional markets:

The tea industry is undergoing a turbulent time due to the disruption in most of the traditional Ceylon Tea consuming countries, Chairman, Tea Exporters Association, Rohan Fernando said. Around 65 percent of our exports go directly and indirectly to sanctioned or high risk markets such as Russia, Syria, Iran, Iraq and Libya.

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MICE sector eyes over 150,000 travellers this year

Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Events (MICE) tourism sector, a pivotal cog in the tourism industry targets around 155,000 travellers by the end of this year, CEO, Sri Lanka Convention Bureau (SLCB), Vipula Wanigasekera said.

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SA should not miss out on growing global debt market - HSBC official

A large number of funds through the debt capital market is flowing into the Asia Pacific region and South Asia should not miss out on the opportunity, Director, Debt Capital Markets, Asia Pacific, HSBC, N. Kartik told,

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No significant growth in exports- Chamber official

Alhough Sri Lanka’s exports have increased over the years, it has not shown any significant growth compared to other countries in the region. For decades several Governments emphasised the importance of exports with slogans such as ‘export or perish’.

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Sunshine Holdings mulls massive expansion

There are ample investment opportunities in Sri Lanka’s key growth sectors. Sunshine Holdings will be looking for opportunities to invest in healthcare manufacturing, healthcare retail chain,

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Social market economy on the cards

The Government plans to make Sri Lanka the most competitive economy in the World, Deputy Minster of Policy Planning and Economic Affairs, Dr. Harsha de Silva told guests at the launch of a program of study for the Finance and Accounting Outsourcing,

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