National Chamber of Commerce to host Australian High Commissioner

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High Commissioner of Australia David Holly will be the special guest speaker at a session on ‘Bilateral Trade between Sri Lanka & Australia’ organised by the National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka, on Tuesday 5 November from 3.00 p.m. to 4.30 p.m. at the Chamber Auditorium, No 450, D. R. Wijewardena Mawatha, Colombo 10.

The participants will have an opportunity to interact with the High Commissioner of Australia and officials of the Australian High Commission.

The Australian economy has experienced continuous growth and features low unemployment, contained inflation, very low public debt, and a strong and stable financial system. Australia is an open market with minimal restrictions on imports of goods and services, which has increased productivity, and made the economy more flexible and dynamic.

Australia is a significant exporter of natural resources, energy, and food, and attracts high levels of foreign investment; it has extensive reserves of coal, iron, copper, gold, natural gas, uranium, and renewable energy sources.

Sri Lankan exports to Australia: apparel, tea, coconut oil, solid tires, rubber gloves, chemical products. 

Sri Lanka imports from Australia: Australian lentils, Mysore dhal, dairy products, food concentrate, sugar substitutes/ low calorie sweetness, wheat grain, paper board, tanning or dying extracts, chickpeas, miscellaneous edible preparations, electrical apparatus switches. 

Registration: kindly contact Chamber on 011- 4 741 788, Thushari or email