Economic Intelligence And Research
The Economic Intelligence Unit, which came into operation in May 1999 comprise a dedicated and qualified team with over 10 years work experience in working for the private sector, doing private sector research, business to business surveys and lobbying with the Government, as the voice of the private sector.
The EIU has broad and in-depth knowledge of private sector issues, constraints and opportunities as well as excellent local and international outreach/network.
The EIU offers high quality yet affordable research and consultancy services.
Is well networked with the private sector in all spheres of business activities in Sri Lanka from SMEs to MNCs through our membership, associations and business councils
Is well connected to the business community outside of Colombo through affiliations with 20 regional chambers
Has excellent sectoral outreach through affiliations with 39 sectoral trade and industry associations
Maintains an excellent rapport with senior public sector officials
Maintains close links with the academia/Universities/ research institutes
Is well networked with over 70 overseas business chambers/trade associations, foreign embassies in Sri Lanka and Sri Lankan missions abroad
Enjoys a close working relationship with international organisations such as CBI – Netherlands, International Trade Centre – Geneva and donors such as IMF, World Bank, ADB, GIZ and USAID