The new government wants to get growth back to a level that befits the country’s promise. One key route is a moratorium on loans. The rating agencies loathe the idea, but the country’s leading bankers and economists give a broadly positive assessment.
2017 was a tough year for financial institutions in Sri Lanka. Despite the lean times, the award winners this year all demonstrated remarkable resilience in a weak market, with the outlook for 2018 looking brighter.