Federation of Chambers of
Commerce and Industry of Sri Lanka

SAARC-TPN –NTM Monitoring Desk in Sri Lanka


 Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Sri Lanka the apex chamber and rallying point for private industries and public private partnership is very much proud to make known  that we have joined hands with the SAARC Trade Promotion Network for setting up of the “SAARC NTM Desk in Sri Lanka”.

SAARC Trade Promotion Network is created under the SAARC Secretariat and the – SAARC   NTM Desk in  Sri Lanka is formed at FCCISL is to keep track of prevalent NTMs of the selected priority products and also to advocate for the policy changes to reduce such measures. It has started as a pilot project, as recommended by the NTM study undertaken by the Working Group of Regional Trade Facilitation of SAARC Trade Promotion Network in 2012.

The  objective of SAARC _NTM monitoring Desk in  Sri Lanka is to monitor , report , evaluate the prevailing  NTMS in Sri Lanka  and to take the necessary steps to reduce / eliminate the Non Tariff Barriers , Para Tariff Barriers which pose significant obstacles for Free Trade  with other member states in the SAARC region .

This desk establish at FCCISL will work towards increasing trade and investment relations within the region and look forward for the support of  highest regard  representatives of key focal points and institutions and government bodies   who will join in near future to this endeavor.

Please mail us your inquiries and suggestions regarding challenges to trade within the region to j[email protected]   with your name, designation, and company and contact numberOr kindly contact Ms. J. B. Premila on 011236996 /0112366997

Policy Advocacy Strategy for Intra-Regional Trade – Dealing with NTMs in South Asia.

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Policy Advocacy Strategy