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The average time spend by container ship at Sri Lankan port is 24hr, lagging among peers

InternationalDec 14, 2022
The average time spend by container ship at Sri Lankan port is 24hr, lagging among peers
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Sri Lanka expects to increase exports to improve the FX inflows. Merchandising exports are a key pillar of the FX flows to the country. The median time in port (hr) by a container ship in the world is 19.27 hr whereas in Sri Lanka it is 24.30 and in India, it is 22.40.

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