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His hands-on experience in telecom regulation and reform included a stint as Team Leader at the Ministry for Economic Reform, Science and Technology (2002�2004), responsible for infrastructure reforms and as Director General of Telecommunications in Sri Lanka (1998�1999). He participated in the design of the e Sri Lanka Initiative and was a founder director of the ICT Agency of Sri Lanka (2003�2005). He currently serves as Senior Advisor to the Networking Grassroot Movement of Sarvodaya (Sri Lanka's leading community based organization) and on the ICT Subcommittee of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce and has previously served ...
and the industry is one of the country's main sources of foreign exchange and a significant source of income for laborers, with tea accounting for 15% of the GDP , generating roughly $700 million annually. In 1995 Sri Lanka was the world's leading exporter of tea, (rather than producer) with 23% of the total world export, but it has since been surpassed by Kenya . The tea sector employs, directly or indirectly over 1 million people in Sri Lanka, and in 1995 directly employed 215,338 on tea plantations and estates. The humidity, cool temperatures, and rainfall in the country's central highlands provide a climate ...
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Agreements are meant to be bent-Neomal Perera « RATATHOTA.com
(The Island – by C.A. Chandraprema) There has been mounting controversy in the country about the proposed Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement with India. In this interview, businessman turned politician Neomal Perera, Deputy Minister of Internal Trade and Cooperatives, speaks to C.A.Chandraprema about the nuts and bolts operation of the India-Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement and the proposed Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement between the two countries. Perera, is a desiccated coconut and coconut oil manufacturer, and was an active member of the Coconut Products Traders’(exporters) ... market research, surveys and trends
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Sri lanka stock picks site has been developed to give first hand information with regard to share trading opportunities available for investors who do not like go through lengthy research reports, calculations,etc but to have a clear idea about stocks that have future up side potential. Our stock recommendations are just not for traders but for the investors who wish to see their money growing daily in the long run.Our main objective is to provide information relating to trading under one roof.  The FICCI-IIFA Global Business Forum 2010 will be held on June 4, 2010 at the Hilton Colombo Grand Ballroom, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. market research, surveys and trends

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Sri Lanka is deprived of Rs 20 billion as Coir fibre industry is ...
In the economic scenario, Sri Lanka is apparently wandering aimlessly, even so many years after the country’s independence, unable to decide where to go, and what to do as there has never been a comprehensive national economic plan. Whenever political parties won elections, they had their own economic agendas that appeared to have no co-relation to the economic woes of the people at large. Indrajith Piyasena - , Chairman, CCFEA When Sri Lanka won her independence from the British domination, it was commonly accepted that the country had a firm economic backdrop and the local leaders would have just strengthened it and ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
World Bank places Sri Lanka among the “highly vulnerable” countries
A World Bank report published just prior to a joint International Monetary Fund-World Bank meeting on October 10 included Sri Lanka among 28 countries that are judged to be “highly vulnerable” to the ongoing global financial crisis and credit crunch. The countries listed were mainly small, impoverished and economically backward countries, including Eritrea, Ethiopia, Tajikistan, Madagascar, Nepal, Rwanda, Malawi, Ivory Coast, Fiji, Haiti, the Seychelles and Mauritania. The Seychelles declared on October 1 that the country was in default and could not pay interest on its foreign loans. Speaking in New York prior to the October 10 ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Ceylon Chamber team calls on Netherlands Ministry of Economic Affairs on GSP+ ...
"Now is the best time to visit Sri Lanka to seize the opportunities available to foreign investors:" said the Vice President of the Sri Lanka Benelux Business Council, Ranee Ratnayeke, chairperson of A and A International, addressing the business community during the recent trade and investment promotion mission to Netherlands, Belgium and Luxemburg.  Ratnayeke was the leader of the mission.  The Sri Lanka Benelux Business Council of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce organised a trade and investment mission to Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg from 24 - 29 May, 2010 with the objective of strengthening the trade ties, ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Ceylon Chamber summit to take on food security issues
Food security equals the availability of food and one's access to it. Recent data show that the number of people without enough food to eat on a regular basis remains stubbornly high, at over 800 million. The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) observes that in general, the countries that succeeded in reducing hunger were characterised by more rapid growth in their agricultural sectors. As such, addressing agriculture growth is vital to achieving food security. Underlying trends show that global agricultural production cannot keep up with rising demand without support and investment. The worldwide financial crisis has ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, in response to the notice placed by the Secretary, ... It is the view of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce that the National ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
USAID/Sri Lanka - Speeches
To Mr. Cooray, Secretary General Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, Mr.  Vithanage, Senior Assistant Secretary General, leaders of the VTA and the Technical college, our implementing partner Creative Associates, and others who have gathered here today, I want to thank you all for attending this ceremony. On behalf of the American people, it is an honor to be here today celebrating the partnership of USAID and the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce. Together we are unified in our effort to build a better future for Sri Lanka. ASAP is an ambitious endeavor.  It projects to serve well over 12,000 students and over 300 ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Hayleys PLC: Focusing on Corporate Responsibility - Hayleys PLC (A):
Ceylon Chamber of Commerce gave the “Best Corporate Citizen Award” for the first time in 2004, and. Hayleys won it for three successive years. ...
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