Nishan De Mel

Verite Research Recommends Indexation Policy for Cigarette Taxing
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Published on Ceylon Today To reduce Cigarette consumption, while also increasing State revenue and maintaining profit for the Tobacco Company, a study by Verite Research recommends an optimal tax policy which could be indexed to inflation and real GDP growth,...
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Seeking a Systematic Tax on Cancer Sticks
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Published on The Morning Hiking the price of cigarettes to increase govt. revenue and reduce tobacco consumption Reliefs and price decreases are generally expected from a budget in the Sri Lankan context; people almost never ask for taxes or price...
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Verité Research Offers Solutions for USD Liquidity Crisis
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Published on The Sunday Times A private think tank institute in Sri Lanka has said Sri Lanka faces bigger challenges ahead in the management of its foreign exchange reserves. “Sri Lanka’s foreign reserve would be completely depleted by the end...
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Verité Research Pre-Budget Forum Offers Solutions for Forex Crisis, Presents Budget Proposals
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Published on Daily Mirror Verité Research hosted the online discussion themed ‘Steering out of the Debt Crisis: Recipe for Budget 2022’ on October 14th. The event was anchored around addressing Sri Lanka’s debt and US dollar liquidity crisis, and featured...
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Verite shows how Lanka can achieve Sustainable Debt Dynamics
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Published on The Island Verité Research, a private think tank that provides strategic analysis for Asia, hosted the online discussion Steering out of the Debt Crisis: Recipe for Budget 2022 on Oct 14. The event was anchored around addressing Sri Lanka’s debt...
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Top Panel Sounds Alarm, Insists it’s Time for Urgent Economic Reforms
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Published in the DailyFT Sri Lanka facing one of the worst economic crises in its history Pandemic only exacerbated existing economic weaknesses; roots lie in unsustainable debt, fiscal indiscipline and low rates of growth  To emerge from crisis, comprehensive and...
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ආනයන රෙගුලාසි පැනවීම – Nishan de Mel on Hiru Evening Newscast
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Executive Director Nishan de Mel speaks to Hiru News on the recently imposed import restrictions and their effect on government revenue, advocating ultimately for sound and critical policy analysis.
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Sri Lanka Inflation: Economic Emergency Causes Prices of Essential Goods to Soar – Nishan de Mel on CGTN News
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Executive Director speaks to CGTN News about the systemic causes of commodity hoarding and how an economic state of emergency can heighten the crises brought on by commodity hoarding.
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Sri Lanka Inflation: Economic Emergency Causes Prices of Essential Goods to Soar
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Published on CGTN Sri Lanka is under a state of emergency with rising costs and fears over the economy. And the President's proposals are igniting controversy. Roel Raymond reports. The price of essential items has increased greatly in Sri Lanka,...
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විදේශ විනිමය අනුපාතය – Nishan de Mel on Hiru Evening NewsCast
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Executive Director Nishan de Mel speaks to Hiru Evening News on the Central Bank's valuation of foreign exchange rates and how it could potentially lead to a deepening of the foreign exchange crisis Sri Lanka is facing.
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