Category: BUSINESS

MRP for 18-litre gas cylinder Gazetted

MRP for 18-litre gas cylinder Gazetted

Jul 26, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) has issued a Gazette Notification declaring a Maximum Retail Price (MRP) ... Read More

Warning of the repercussions of the Yemeni currency collapse [VIDEO]

Warning of the repercussions of the Yemeni currency collapse [VIDEO]

Jul 14, 2021

(FASTNEWS | YEMEN) - The Yemeni riyal saw a new collapse against foreign currencies, in the temporary capital, Aden, southern ... Read More

Thailand casts wide net for 5G partners amid Huawei concerns [VIDEO]

Thailand casts wide net for 5G partners amid Huawei concerns [VIDEO]

Jul 13, 2021

(FASTNEWS | THAILAND) - Since the introduction of 5G devices from major companies including Sweden's Ericsson, Finland's Nokia, and South ... Read More

Price of bread to increase by Rs.10 from next week

Price of bread to increase by Rs.10 from next week

Jul 1, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - All Ceylon Bakers’ Association say that they will increase the price of bread by Rs 10 ... Read More

Fine on traders who sell rice at higher prices

Fine on traders who sell rice at higher prices

Jun 29, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  The Cabinet of Ministers yesterday (28) approved the imposition of a fine of Rs. 100,000 on ... Read More

Dambulla Economic Centre closed tomorrow

Dambulla Economic Centre closed tomorrow

Jun 27, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Dambulla Economic Centre will be closed tomorrow (28), said its trade association. (more…) Read More

Decision to revise the tax policy on postal items sent to EU countries

Decision to revise the tax policy on postal items sent to EU countries

Jun 26, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - It has been decided to revise the tax policy on postal items to the countries in ... Read More

Govt. temporarily suspends organic fertilizer importation

Govt. temporarily suspends organic fertilizer importation

Jun 25, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Government has decided to temporarily suspend the importation of organic fertilizer, the Department Of Agriculture ... Read More

Premier orders relief measures on loan repayment

Premier orders relief measures on loan repayment

Jun 17, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa advised Central Bank Officers to implement any suitable measures to minimize the ... Read More

Economic Centres open today and tomorrow

Economic Centres open today and tomorrow

Jun 17, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Economic Centres will be open today (17) and tomorrow (18) for wholesale trade while adhering to ... Read More

Finance Min. approves proposal to allow consumers to purchase liquor online

Finance Min. approves proposal to allow consumers to purchase liquor online

Jun 16, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Ministry of Finance has granted approval to a proposal submitted by the Excise Department to ... Read More

Sri Lanka included in research project on chemical fertilizer use

Sri Lanka included in research project on chemical fertilizer use

Jun 16, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The International Nitrogen Management Systems (INMS) jointly with the United Nations Environmental Program (MNEP) has planned ... Read More

Decision on bus fare hike after discussions

Decision on bus fare hike after discussions

Jun 14, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Transport and Community Police State Minister Dilum Amunugama said no decision has been taken on a ... Read More

Bahrain suspends work permits for several countries including Sri Lanka

Bahrain suspends work permits for several countries including Sri Lanka

Jun 14, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Bahrain has indefinitely suspended giving work permits to people from coronavirus red list countries such as ... Read More

President defends decision to increase fuel prices

President defends decision to increase fuel prices

Jun 14, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - President Gotabaya Rajapaksa today defended the decision to increase fuel prices saying it will help strengthen ... Read More