Meet the Japanese Ambassador at National Chamber



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Kenichi Suganuma, the Japanese Ambassador to Sri Lanka


The Japanese Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Kenichi Suganuma will be the special guest speaker in "Meet the Ambassador’ programme on "Bilateral Trade Between Sri Lanka & Japan" on Tuesday 21 February 2017 at the chamber, from 3.00 p.m to 4.30 p.m, No 450 D R Wijewardene Mawatha Colombo 10.


The Japanese Ambassador will be joined by JETRO Resident Representative Kazuhiko Obama and JICA Chief Representative, Kyoshi Amada who will speak on the activities of their respective organizations.


The Current business trend, trade potential, opportunities for export, import, investment and services for Sri Lankans in Japan will be discussed at this session. The participants will get an opportunity to interact with the Ambassador and the other officials and get information on the relevant areas.


Sri Lanka’s imports from Japan: Motor vehicles, machinery, electronic goods, and audio/camera equipment, self-propelled bulldozers, iron or steel parts, and accessories of motor vehicles.


Sri Lanka exports tea, fish, rubber products, apparel and textiles, and ceramics to Japan.


At present, there are about 60 enterprises with Japanese investment, operating in Sri Lanka under the BOI Law, providing more than 12,000 employment opportunities. In addition, there are a number of small-scale enterprises with Japanese investments


that are engaged in restaurants, apparel, tourism & travel, and export trading.


Potential items for trade are; gems and jewelry, tea, apparel, cosmetics, gloves of rubber, activated rubber, vegetable fats processed food , healthy foods. Targeted sectors; manufacturing of electronic & electrical equipment., manufacturing of automobile spare parts/ rubber based products, assembly plants for LED and energy saving lamps. For reservation kindly contact chamber TP 4741788 Mrs Fouad or email pa@nationalchamber.lk;nirmani@nationalchamber.lk.


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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