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  • US think tank lists Sri Lanka among Asia's top 10 FDI hotspots

    April 15th, 2016

    Apr 15, Colombo: The United States-based think tank IHS Global Insight has listed Sri Lanka as one of the top 10 foreign direct investment (FDI) destinations in Asia. The other Southeast Asian countries that are also projected by IHS to be the FDI hot spots in the region, are China, India, Bangladesh,...

  • Sri Lanka among top 10 hotspots for FDI

    April 15th, 2016
    Sri Lanka among top 10 hotspots for FDI

    Sri Lanka is ranked among Asia Pacific’s top 10 foreign direct investment (FDI) hotspots, according to a study by US-based global information company IHS Inc.The other Asia Pacific FDI hotspots are China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, the Philippines, Myanmar, Thailand, India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. In...

  • Sri Lanka's a secret surfers' paradise with lots of reef breaks, surf-tour operators say

    April 14th, 2016
    Sri Lanka's a secret surfers' paradise with lots of reef breaks, surf-tour operators say

    Australian Julian Wilson at an international surfing event held at the eastern coastal resort of Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka, in June 2010. With miles of sandy beaches, quality reef breaks and consistent swells, Sri Lanka's coasts are fast gaining a reputation as a premier surf destination. Sri Lanka was a...

  • Top attractions for foreign investors

    April 10th, 2016
    Top attractions for foreign investors

    Foreign investors find Sri Lanka's close proximity to the East-West trading routes and easy access to regional Asian markets to be the biggest attraction for investing in the island. A survey conducted by the Economic Intelligence Unit of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce revealed that access to regional...

  • PM receives warm welcome from Chinese Premier

    April 8th, 2016
    PM receives warm welcome from Chinese Premier

    Chinese Premier Li Keqiang yesterday welcomed Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe at a glittering State ceremony in Beijing and called for increased cooperation between the two countries. Wickremesinghe accompanied by a business delegation arrived in China Wednesday on a four-day official visit at the...