On behalf of The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC), The Economic Intelligence Unit (EIU) gathers queries sent in by the CCC members and channels them to the monthly Ease of Doing Business (EODB) forum of the Ministry of Finance. The purpose of this initiative of the Ministry is to enable the private sector to find speedy solutions to their business problems and clarify their queries, directly with the relevant government institutions. The forum is chaired by Hon. Finance minister and attended by all key government sector stakeholders.
The first forum was held in May 2015 and since then six subsequent forums have been held until 29th February 2016. The next forum will be held on 30th March 2016. The CCC has submitted 141 queries for these eight forums.
Based on these queries the EIU did an analysis to identify the common types operational of issues faced by the business community. A breakdown of the issues are highlighted above.
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