Ceylon Chamber unveils 10 guiding principles

Friday, 16 October 2015 00:03 -     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

The premier business lobby group the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce yesterday unveiled 10 Principles to guide itself in influencing the trajectory of the private sector and the country’s economy

The ‘10 Principles’ come as part of the ongoing efforts of the Ceylon Chamber to transform the organisation’s role to stay relevant to the modern day needs of its members, the wider private sector, the Government and the general public, in the evolving social, political, economic scenario.

The 10 principles are 1) ‘Good Governance, 2) Policy Stability and Regulatory Quality’, 3) ‘National Integration, Harmony and Inclusiveness’, 4) ‘A Market-Oriented and Private Sector-Led Economy’, ‘5) An Economy based on Competitiveness and Driven by Exports’, 6) ‘Forging Mutually Beneficial Trade Agreements’, 7) ‘A Strong and Thriving SME Sector’, 8) ‘Bridging Regional Growth Disparities through Business’, 9) ‘Attracting Quality FDI and making Sri Lanka a Preferred Investment Destination’, and 10) ‘Sustainable and Development-focused Technology Advancement and Innovation’, and ‘Demand-focused Education and Skills Development’.