February 2019

Foreign debt vulnerability and indebtedness to China
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Taken from The SundayTimes The country’s external financial vulnerability is the most serious economic concern. Although the country is able to meet its massive debt repayment obligations of over US$ 5 billion this year, by further borrowing that would enhance...
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Better pay, security could help reduce Sri Lanka’s Labour shortage
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Taken From economynext Image Courtesy - pixbay Offering better pay, security of employment and flexible working hours could help resolve labour shortages facing several industries in Sri Lanka, a new study has said. The top three challenges faced by employers...
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Sri Lanka urged to develop own narrative of China’s BRI
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Taken From DailyMirror Business Image Courtesy - DailyMirror Sri Lanka needs to develop its own narrative of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), which is neither over-shadowed by reports from Western media nor reports circulated from China, while holding the...
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Verité Research releases comprehensive report on Sri Lanka’s youth unemployment
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Taken From - DailyMirror Image Courtesy - gettyimages Verité Research, with support with the USAID funded Youlead programme, released a thought-provoking report and recommendation in their Youth Labour Market Assessment 2018. The study has revealed several interesting insights on Sri...
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