Twin problems of war
and drought has eaten into the Sri
Lankan economy. However, the resilience of the economy to fight back
during previous shocks has seen it
past most major crises. This time too,
analysts hope that the economy will
turn around. Says Patrick Amarasinghe,
chairpersoR of the Federation of Chambers of Commerce
and industry, "The country has been very resilient
and has a strong private sector. We have had this war
going on fur the last so many years inspite of which we
have had growth."
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