Economy

Wider Gap

rnrnrnrnrnrnNew Page 1rnrnrnrnrn Trade deficit expanded to US$ 150 mn in Januaryrnfrom US$ 131 mn in the same period 2002, largely due to higher import costs, …

Yen Deposits

Sri Lanka on Tuesday signed up for Rs. 26.1 bn in long-term funds from the Japanese government to develop key sectors in the economy.The loan carries a 2.2 …

Big Catch

The Ministry of Fisheries is pushing for new infrastructure to harbour foreign vessels fishing in international waters off Sri Lanka. Thernproposal along with …

Home Loans

The Urban Development Authority (UDA) is drawing plans to raise money from the local financial market for a mega housing project in the Colombo area. The total …

Small Mercies

The Central Bank said Friday, that inflation measured by the Colombo Consumer Price Index for February dropped 1.1 percent over January to 3423.1.Central Bank …

Signals Up

The ADB expects Sri Lanka will clock in a 5 percent growth in 2003, building on the back of renewed economic stability and a global recovery in the second half …

Going Home

Two projects, initiated by the Urban Development Authority (UDA) will add 15,500 new low and middle income homes in the western province. rn rnThe homes will …

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