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Southasia - - BRIEFINGS -

The Sri Lankan Cen­sus and Sta­tis­tics Depart­ment has re­leased the coun­try’s eco­nomic per­for­mance re­port for 2013. Ac­cord­ing to it, Sri Lanka’s GDP growth rate for 2013 was 7.3 per­cent against 6.3 per­cent in 2012. The in­dus­trial sec­tor recorded a 9.9 per­cent year-on-year growth with min­ing and quar­ry­ing show­ing 11.5 per­cent YoY growth, fol­lowed by 10.7 per­cent in gem min­ing.

The man­u­fac­tur­ing sub-sec­tor posted 7.5 per­cent growth, up from

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