National Chamber seminar on ‘Anti-Dumping Law & Countervailing Duties’

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The National Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with the Department of Commerce will hold a one day awareness seminar on the Anti Dumping Law, recently passed by the Government, on Wednesday 4 April from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Chamber Auditorium No. 450 DR Wijewardene Mw, Colombo –10.

The long awaited Act will greatly benefit the business community to safeguard themselves against imports which enter the country, under unfair trade practices and protect themselves from unlawful and cheap imports coming into the country, by proper legislation and safety measures. The seminar will explain how anti-dumping and ‘countervailing’ measures can be implemented and practiced.

Director General of Commerce Sonali Wijeratne will grace the occasion as Special Guest, accompanied by senior officials from the Department of Commerce who will give presentations on various segments covering the Anti Dumping Act & Countervailing Duties. Under this law, the Department of Commerce will be empowered to initiate investigations relating to unfair business practices and take safety measures against unlawful surge of imports into the country.

Additionally, State Counsels from the Attorney General’s Department will give presentations on the legal aspects of this Law and other activities involved in this process. There will be a Q&A session at the seminar.

Seats will be reserved on a first come first served basis. Kindly contact Chamber on: Tel 4741788 or email pa@nationalchamber.lk; nirmani@nationalchamber.lk.

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