National Textile Exhibition in progress

March 19, 2014 2:30 pm0 comments
National Textile Exhibition in progress

Large crowds are visiting the National Textile Exhibition and Fair. It is being organized by the Ministry of Industries and Commerce in collaboration with the Textile Industries Department. The Exhibition and Fair opened at the Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre in Colombo today. It is also open from 10 […]

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Sea plane landing planned in Anuradhapura

March 12, 2014 2:52 pm0 comments
Sea plane landing planned in Anuradhapura

The establishment of a sea plane network in the Kumbichchankulam tank is being expedited with the City of Anuradhapura being developed as a Tourist Resort. It is planned to use the Kumbichchankulam tank located within the Anuradhapura City for the landing of sea planes in parallel to the programme of […]

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ITN BIZ NEWS 2014-03-09: Sunday

March 9, 2014 7:16 am0 comments
ITN BIZ NEWS 2014-03-09: Sunday

ITN Biz News: You need the Windows Media Plug-in for the Browser you are using to view this Content. Please use the Download link Below if the streaming doesn’t Start. Download the Video

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Record revenue from tourism

March 7, 2014 1:09 pm0 comments
Record revenue from tourism

Sri Lanka earns a record revenue from tourism. Earnings from tourism last year reached 1.8 billion dollars. This is an all-time record for the country. Tourism is one of the top foreign exchange earners for Sri Lanka’s 59 billion dollar economy, with garments and tea, and remittances from expatriate workers […]

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Iraq ready for direct Ceylon Tea, also 13 other Lankan products in one go

March 4, 2014 1:17 pm0 comments
Iraq ready for direct Ceylon Tea, also 13 other Lankan products in one go

Iraq, the top Middle Eastern buyer of Ceylon Tea, has thrown its state controlled market doors wide-open to Sri Lanka for the first time agreeing for import of Ceylon Tea to the country directly -and also removed its import ban on Sri Lankan cocopeat with immediate effect from last February […]

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Cinnamon exports rise by 6.4%

March 3, 2014 2:30 pm0 comments
Cinnamon exports rise by 6.4%

Ceylon Cinnamon, which is Sri Lanka’s second global brand, has secured its trademark in two more leading markets-with one more country application in the registration process. Accordingly, Ceylon Cinnamon trademark is now official in Peru and Columbia-having completed trademark registration in both these markets – and Export Development Board is […]

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