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.
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.
Central Bank Governor Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy will deliver the keynote address at the seminar.
Economic Advisor to the Finance and Mass Media Ministry Deshal De Mel, Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute Research Fellow Adam Collins, Global Rubber Industries Managing Director Prabash Subasinghe, and Lion Brewery (Ceylon) PLC CEO/Director and Past Ceylon Chamber of Commerce Chairman Suresh will share their insights during the seminar. Ceylon Chamber Chief Economist Shiran Fernando will be the key presenter and will also chair the panel discussion. The seminar will take place on January 22, at the Ceylon Chamber auditorium starting at 2.00 p.m.