Federation of Chambers of
Commerce and Industry of Sri Lanka

Singapore Delegation Visit to FCCISL

A 15 member High powered business delegation from Singapore Business Federation (SBF), the apex business chamber in Singapore visited Sri Lanka from 11th – 15th July 2010, to establish business links with Sri Lankan Companies in the following Sectors.

Consumer Electronics, Computers, Computer peripherals, IT products & services, Luxury watches & life style products, textiles & garments, manufacture of cotton and synthetic yarns, Bathroom & Sanitary products for Building Industry, Suppliers of bathroom, kitchen & sanitary products, Scientific Instruments, Breweries, Barter & general trade, Real estate & infrastructure holdings, Hotel ownership & management, Warehousing, logistics & related services, Building construction (design & build projects/main construction projects/major upgrading projects), Container yard & projects (Oil & Gas), Heavy lift & conventional cargo handling, Chemical handling & storage, International Freight Forwarding, Drilling Rigs, Diaphragm wall Rigs, Deep vibrators, Universal piling Rigs, Foundation cranes, UPVC Pipes & fittings, Purchase & sale of second hand ships, Services to the offshore Oil & Gas Industry, Mining Activity including minerals of Limestone/Fledspar, etc, Property, assets & facilities management, Energy, Audit & Management, Investment & Research Consultancy, Project Management & Security Consultancy, Valuation, Architectural Firm – providing a range of services from architecture and urban planning to interior design and project management.

In order to provide an opportunity for the Sri Lankan Businessmen to interact with these delegates, the FCCISL in collaboration with the Department of Commerce organised One to One Business Meetings with these Singapore delegates on 13th July 2010 at the FCCISL.

Mr. V.K. Rajan, Vice Chairman of South Asia Business Group and Senior Consultant of Chesterton Suntec International Pte Ltd lead the mission. And the mission further comprised of Mr. Chua Yat Yeang, Sales Director of Bauer Equipment South Asia Pte Ltd, Mr. Steven Gan, Associate Director of DP Architects Pte Ltd, Mr. Balakrishan MN, Director of Golden Anchor Shipping Agencies Pte Ltd, Mr. Gene Phay, Manager of Horiba Instruments Pte Ltd, Mr. James Hong Hwee, Director Business Development of Hor Kew Pte Ltd, Mr. J. Sheik Abdulla, Director of J M Karbonates Pte Ltd, Mr. Cliff Lim, Exports Manager and Mr. Chng Kian Beng, Senior Sales Manager of Showy Pte Ltd, Mr. Loh Kian Teong, Regional Sales Manager of Splendor Corporation Pte Ltd, Mr. Koh Kien Chan, Deputy Managing Director of Yang Kee Logistics Pte Ltd, Mr. Alan Tan Wing Wton, Director and Mr. Eugene Lin, Senior Executive of Global Business Division, SBF. Few members representing the Department of Commerce and a journalist were also present at the inaugural session. Networking lunch at Cinnamon Grand, Colombo which was organised by the SBF followed the sessions.

Delegation from Singapore was pleased of the arrangements made by the FCCISL to meet approximately 30 Sri Lankan Businessmen from a wide range of product & service sectors mentioned above.