Sri Lanka chamber ‘Economic Summit 2015’ to focus on export push

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) – Sri Lanka’s top business chamber, the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, said its annual ‘economic summit’ would be held on 4-5 August this year on the theme of an export target of 50 billion US dollars.

The summit, conducted for the 15th consecutive year, will have 08 sessions, covering the most important economic sectors of the country, a statement said.

Government policy makers, top economists, sector based professionals from the public and the private sector, political leaders and academics will join as resource persons at the forum to be held at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Colombo.

The sessions will be – ‘National Vision: Policy Implementation and Perspective,’ ‘A New Global Economic Strategy for Sri Lanka’, ‘Driving Exports – Use of Social Media and Technology’, ‘Challenges In and Opportunities For Financing of Exports’, ‘Championing Value Addition in Agri Exports’, ‘Sustainability Led Export Growth’, and ‘Going Up the Value Chain – Export of Knowledge Services’ and will conclude with a CEO’s forum.

 “The event which has been hugely successful over the years is expected to see the participation of over 400 top rung corporate executives and officials from the public sector, NGOs, donor agencies and other social groups in the country.”
 

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