2018 Economic and Sector Outlook to be discussed by panel of experts

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The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce has lined up a distinguished panel of experts to discuss the economic outlook and its implication for business during the year 2018 on 22 January 2018 at its auditorium at 2 p.m.

The discussion will also cover the impact on key sectors including tea, apparel, retail, construction, and tourism.

Titled as “Building on Stability”, the focus of the seminar is to provide its participants an understanding of how business can progress this year, following an improvement in macroeconomic variables and stability gained in 2017. The expert group will discuss the global outlook as well as expectations for growth, trade, and investment in 2018.

The seminar will also see the launch of the Economic + Sector Review & Outlook 2018 publication by the Economic Intelligence Unit of the Ceylon Chamber. Seminar participants will be able to reserve a copy of the publication at a discounted price.

Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy will deliver the keynote address at the seminar, along with Economic Advisor to the Ministry of Finance and Mass Media Deshal De Mel, Research Fellow of the Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute Adam Collins, Managing Director of Global Rubber Industries Prabash Subasinghe, and Director/CEO of Lion Brewery (Ceylon) PLC and Past Chairman of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce Suresh Shah, sharing their insights during the seminar. Chief Economist of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, Shiran Fernando, will be the key presenter and will also chair the panel discussion. For registration contact 11 55 888 77 or email events@chamber.lk/sriyani@chamber.lk .