Carnet to benefit exporters
System offers common document, simplifies
The ATA Carnet System contributes to the national
economy by facilitating and promoting international trade,
International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) CEO, Gamini Peiris said.
Speaking at a seminar on ATA Carnet System organized by the ICC at
the Galle Face Hotel recently, he said ATA Carnets are powerful
instruments in promoting countries as convenient investment and
business centres and as attractive destinations for international
trade fairs and similar business events contributing to promote
in-flaws of foreign currencies from business travellers and reducing
transfer of national currency abroad.
Megaport surveillance system:
SLPA gets Spectroscopic Portal Monitor
The Ports and Aviation Ministry took over a
Spectroscopic Portal Monitor of the Megaport Surveillance System on
behalf of the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) in the Port of
Lanka has potential to grow in the global market
Treasury Secretary Dr P.B. Jayasundara said the
clothing industry has consolidated with the economy. Sri Lanka's
total exports amounts to US$ 7.2bn out of which clothing accounts
for US$ 3.3 bn which is about 46 percent of the total exports, Dr
Jayasundera told a seminar.