“MAGNETIC NORTH” BOOMING AS THE NEW BOI INVESTMENT DESTINATION

The Northern Province has benefited from investment as a result of the efforts of the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka.   The BOI opened a dedicated office in Jaffna in 2010 to attract and facilitate investment into the province.   Whilst it is correct to say the Northern Province does have considerable potential, many opportunities still […]

New Scheme to dispose of non-hazardous waste becomes operational at BOI Biyagama Export Processing Zone

A new scheme to dispose of non-hazardous solid waste was formally launched at the BOI’s Biyagama Export Processing Zone (BEPZ), at its Material Recovery Centre (MRC).   Participating at the event were Mr. M K D Lawrance, Executive Director (Zones), Mr. Sanjeewa Chulakumara, General Manager, Insee Geocycle of Holcim and Ms. Sharika Senanayake, Director, Environmental Sustainability […]

High powered delegation to promote investment and exports in Germany

A High powered investment delegation led by Hon. Malik Samarawickrama Minister of Development Strategies and International Trade will make a strong pitch this week for German investment to Sri Lanka. The delegation will visit Frankfurt, Hamburg and Berlin and meet with senior German officials, as well as captains of German industry.  The Sri Lankan delegation […]

BOI HOSTS DELEGATION FROM LEADING CHINESE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

A delegation of 14 entrepreneurs from one of China’s leading business chambers, the China International Chamber of Commerce for the Private Sector (CICCPS) visited the BOI with a view of exploring possibilities of investment in the island. CICCPS is one of China’s leading chambers with a membership of over 4 million companies.   This membership includes […]

Tourist arrivals up 6% in July

The total number of tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka during July 2018 was 217,829. In comparison to July last year, there is a growth of 6 % when the arrivals were 205,482. The largest source market for tourists in July was India, followed by China and United Kingdom. As at July 31, 1,382,476 tourists had […]

BOI HOSTS CHINESE DELEGATION FROM YUNNAN AND XIAMEN

A delegation consisting of officials and entrepreneurs from Yunnan province and from the visits of Xiamen in China visited the BOI in order to promote the participation of Sri Lankan State and Private institutions at the 20th China International Fair for Trade and Investment (CIFIT) that will be held in Xiamen in 08 – 11 September […]