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Export of fruits and vegetables :

Huge potential untapped

Sector poised to be the most vibrant:

In keeping with all other desired development in the country we are positive that we could emerge as the most vibrant sector next year. This is mainly due to the existing markets.

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No conditions stipulated in IMF loan - Prof. Peiris

No conditions which are contradictory to Government policies or go against the Mahinda Chinthana had been stipulated by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) when the Government entered into an agreement with the IMF, Minister of Export Development and Internal Trade Prof. G. L. Peiris said yesterday.

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Market interest rates further decline

In line with the gradual easing of the monetary policy stance by the Central Bank, interest rates have been on a declining trend since the beginning of this year, said Central Bank media release.

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The Futureworld Apple Premium Reseller opened a retail store in Colombo yesterday. Here a staff member explains about a product to a customer. Picture by Saliya Rupasinghe. See story - Futureworld opens Apple retail store

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