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  • Sri Lanka gets European Union GSP+ tax concessions back Read more >

    Sri Lanka gets European Union GSP+ tax concessions back

    The European Commission today proposed that a significant part of the remaining import duties on Sri Lankan products should be removed by the European Union in exchange for the country’s commitment to ratify and effectively implement 27 international conventions on human rights, labour conditions, protection of the environment and good governance. These one-way trade preferences […]

  • Sri Lanka: EU Doubles Assistance To Rs. 34 b Read more >

    Sri Lanka: EU Doubles Assistance To Rs. 34 b

    (Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe shakes hands with High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Federica Mogherini, in Brussels) The European Union (EU) has nearly doubled its development assistance to Sri Lanka to € 210 million (approximately Rs. 34 billion) for the period until 2020, compared to […]

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