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Carnet to benefit exporters

System offers common document, simplifies customs’ formalities:

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.

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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 Colombo recently.

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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.

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At the flagging off ceremony of the 250 passenger vessel built by CDP for the Government of India. Picture by Saliya Rupasinghe

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