01st December, 2015
Ceylon Chamber lines up top economic panel to discuss what businesses should look out for in 2016
The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce will hold a forum titled “Global Economy and Sri Lanka – What Can We Expect in 2016″,’ with the participation of a top panel, which will include the likes of Dr. Nandalal Weerasinghe, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank and Renowned Economist Professor Razeen Sally.
The keynote speech of the seminar, which will be held on the 17th December, 2015, will be delivered by Dr. Razeen Sally, under the above topic. Prof. Sally is attached to the -Lee Kuan Yew School, National University of Singapore, and also functions as the Director – European Centre for International Political Economy. He is also the newly appointed Chairman of the Institute of Policy Studies, Sri Lanka.
The Singapore based economist’s speech would be followed by a panel discussion, which will also see the participation of Mr. Deshal De Mel, Senior Economist of the Hayleys Group and Mr. Shiran Fernando, Head of Economic Research, Frontier Group. The session would be chaired by Mr. Anushka Wijesinha, Chief Economist of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce.
The panel will discuss what Sri Lankan businesses should look out for in 2016 in the wake of the looming interest rate hike by the US Fed, outflows from emerging markets, worries on China’s growth prospects, and volatile markets around the world.
It will also focus on whether the China’s growth troubles pose risks throughout Asia, whether growth recovery in Europe is an unlikely prospect, and how these elements will effect Sri Lankan businesses, particularly exporters.
The forum to be held at the Ceylon Chamber auditorium will start at 3 pm and if you’re interested in taking part in this seminar, please call 011-5588883.