Federation of Chambers of
Commerce and Industry of Sri Lanka

FCCISL to tackle Non tariff measures and Non tariff barriers to trade on Sri Lankan Imports and Exports in relation to SAARC countries …..See More…

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 under the umbrella institution SAARC Secretariat for setting up of the “SAARC NTM Desk in Sri Lanka”.

The objective of SAARC _NTM monitoring Desk in Sri Lanka is to monitor, report, evaluate the prevailing NTMS in Sri Lanka via the monitoring matrix or tools 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 on selected priority products and on all goods in general.

Various forms of Non Tariff Measures / Non Tariff Barriers  includes Quantitative restrictions and import licensing , Embargoes and other restrictions of similar effect, Export restraints, Tariff quotas, Requirements concerning marking, labeling and packaging, Technical regulations and standards, Testing and certification arrangements, Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures, Anti-dumping duties, Valuation, Customs classification, Consular formalities and documentation, Samples, Rules of origin, Customs formalities, Prior import deposits.