The evolving pandemic has caused unprecedented economic disruption to trade and business. The trading community in Sri Lanka urgently needs to be updated on changing regulatory conditions both domestically and internationally, as well as be updated on market information. With the imposed curfew and social distancing measures at play, domestic regulatory agencies compelled to offer services subject to strict guidelines – making it imperative for exporters and importers to be kept well informed in order to plan their operations.

In light of this, the Ceylon Chamber has developed Trade Watch, a dedicated page to keep the private sector updated on trade services by border regulators during COVID-19. Trade Watch will also enable you to access the latest trade updates and guidelines related to COVID-19. Members can also raise questions and concerns they have via the platform, through which a dedicated official from the Ceylon Chamber will provide assistance. To access the platform, simply visit chamber.lk

Updates and guidelines on the page covers:

  • Border Agencies (including Sri Lanka Customs)
  • Other Government Agencies
  • Airport and Aviation
  • Immigration and Emigration
  • Curfew Passes
  • Investment updates
  • International Updates
  • Port updates (e.g.: Demurrage/Detention)
  • Updates from Task Force on COVID-19