Shortage of printing papers island wide
The Sri Lanka Printers' Association states that there is a shortage of printing paper in the country at present.
The president of the association Dilan Silva stated that the price of paper has also increased by about 30 percent.
Warehousing prices have also risen due to the shortage of containers and paper imports and exports have had to incur higher costs.
Most of the printing paper is imported from China, India, Indonesia and Korea and it is reported that there is a shortage of printing paper in India as well