The Specialist Committee appointed by the President to analyse the Singapore-Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement, is to gather views from the public

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The Specialist Committee appointed by the President to analyse the Singapore-Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement has decided to gather views from organisations and the public. Views and opinions can be submitted until the 27th of next month. Entities that hope to communicate their proposals verbally can book an appointment before the 27th.

The committee will submit its report to the President on:
-Reviewing the new Trade Policy Paper of the Agreement
-Projections on how the removal of Import Duties – within a period of three years – will impact Domestic
Industries and the Consumer
-Assessments of the impact the Agreement would have on other service sectors of Sri Lanka
and
-The preparation of Policy Guidelines, on how the Sri Lanka-Singapore Trade Agreement should take shape, for the future.

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