The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce Launches the ‘Economic + Sector Review and Outlook Report 2018’
- January 31, 2018
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The ‘Economic + Sector Review and Outlook Report 2018’ produced by the Economic Intelligence Unit of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce highlights the outlook of key macroeconomic indicators, trends and policies affecting the business environment and high-level views on the performance of key economic sectors.
The three part report titled ‘Building on Stability’ looks at key trends and risks impacting the global economy and well as its implications to the local market in 2018. Furthermore, the report provides the outlook for key economies Sri Lanka engages in trade with, as well as the implications of higher oil prices and flavour of consumption.
The publication includes a special section which provides strategic insights on the performance and trends likely to impact key sectors of the economy. This sectoral review covers some of the main industries in the country including apparel, FMCG, tourism, pharmaceutical, tea, consumer durables, construction, and rubber.
Commenting on the report, Shiran Fernando the Chief Economist of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce stated, “We are excited to launch this publication which we hope will help businesses in their planning and strategic decision making, while identifying opportunities within the reform process”.