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Ceylon Chamber forum to deliberate Sri Lanka economic outlook 2017

Jan 21, 2017 13:21 PM GMT+0530 | 0 Comment(s)

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka's Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, will conduct a seminar on the economic outlook for 2017, looking at growth, trade and investment.

"International trade has slowed down, oil prices are likely to pick up, shifting US economic policies, and elections in key EU states. Amidst the global shifts, Sri Lanka is projected to grow modestly in 2017, with new hopes on FDI flows, a mix bag of prospects in key export products and markets, and domestic challenges stemming from difficult policy reforms," the Chamber said.

"What is the outlook for growth, trade, and investment in 2017? What are our forecasts on key macro indicators? What are the implications of new US President Trump on the global economy and Sri Lanka?"

The seminar will be held on Thursday January 26 at the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce from 2.30 pm.

Dushni Weerakoon Deputy Director-Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka, Deshal De mel
Head of Business Development-Hayleys Global Beverages, Shiran Fernando Lead Economist and Senior Product Head-Frontier Research will take part.

There will also be a session with Harinda Vidanage Director-Bandaranaike Centre for International Studies and Visiting Professor-St.Lawrence University, New York

Anushka Wijesinha, Chief Economist, The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce will chair the forum.

 


 

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