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Brexit’s impact on Sri Lanka could result in positive alternatives



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The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC) convened a seminar on the theme ‘Brexit and its implications to Sri Lanka’, last week.

Keynote presenters and the panel discussion that followed reflected the view that the immediate results of the UK’s exit from the EU could mean there were other avenues for trade that could open up for Sri Lanka with other countries in Europe. EU member countries and other European locations with the Euro as their currency offer potential.

Keynote speakers at the seminar included Executive Director, Lakshman Kadirgama Institute, Dr. Ganesh Wignaraja, Senior Economist Asian Development Bank (ADB), Utsav Kumar and Economist, CCC, Jayani Ratnayake.

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