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Additional Secretary - Policy & Commerce

S. L. Naseer

Additional Secretary - Policy & Commerce
No. 73/1, Galle Road,
Colombo 03.
Telephone :+94-11-3670724

Mobile: 0714 - 500145
Fax : +94 - 11 2347393
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Objectives

Propose appropriate tariff structure conducive for industrial development in a competitive environment.
Increase regional trade through bilateral and multilateral agreements and obtain market access for Sri Lankan exports

Main Functions

Tariff

  • Identification of anomalies and distortions in the tariff structure.
  • Forward recommendations to the relevant departments and agencies  on tariff issues.

Trade and Trade Agreements

  • Analyzing the impact of bilateral and multilateral trade and tariff agreements on industrial sector with a view to propose corrective action if and when required.
  • Study the WTO agreement in detail in order to facilitate industrial sector to face the competition.

Contact Details

Name/Designation Address Telephone Fax E-mail

Ms. M. K. sithara Jayasena

Director

No. 73/1, Galle Road, Colombo 03.

+94-11-2390141

 

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Mr. Mashanka H. Liyanage

Assistant Director

No: 73/1, Galle Road, Colombo 03.

+94-11-2542708

071-8718300

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Indo-Lanka Free-Trade Agreement

Sri Lanka Concessions (list 1)

Sri Lanka Concessions (list 2)

Additional Garment Items

Indo-Lanka FTA – Agreement

Pakistan-Sri Lanka Free Agreement

Rules of Origin

Immediate Concessions offered by Pakistan

Tariff Rate Quota(TRQ) offered by Pakistan

Potential Sectors for Investment under Free Trade Agreements

Final-brochure

Value addition Form

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Main Objectives

Planning monitoring reviewing evaluating development programmes /projects and reporting in view of achieving the set of objectives of the Ministry while ensuring efficient and effective utilization of resources.

Main Functions

Formulating long term medium term and short term development plans, preparing capital budget.

Acts as the 'Focal Point' of the Ministry, which is intended for reporting and reviewing of development progammers /projects and sharing development related data/information both internally and externally.

 

Contact Details

Name/Designation Address Telephone Fax E-mail

Mr.A.H.M.U. Aruna Bandara

Director

No. 73/1, Galle Road, Colombo 03.

+94-11-2431342

0773-128137

+94-11-2436122

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Mr.S.S..Godakandaarachchi

Assistant Director

No. 73/1, Galle Road, Colombo 03. +94-11-2322783 +94-11-2436122

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Ms.I. S. Pattiyagamage

Assistant Director

No. 73/1, Galle Road, Colombo 03.

+94-11-2338590

0718-522970

+94-11-2436122

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Ms. A. G. G. Samangika

Assistant Director

No. 73/1, Galle Road, Colombo 03. +94-11-2327052 +94-11-2347393 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Objective

To promote and facilitate Processed Food, Packaging, Coir, Tea & Spices industry sectors in order to achieve competitiveness in the local and global markets

There are five industry sectors coming under this division

  1. Processed Food Industry
  2. Packaging Industry
  3. Value added Coir Industry
  4. Value added Tea Industry
  5. Value added Spices Industry

Main Functions

  • Implement development prgrammes to increase value addition process in the industries while improving technology and quality of the products
  • Identify problems and issues in the industry sectors through advisory committees, which consists of private sector and public sector stakeholders, and find solutions to mitigate them
  • Issue recommendations for visas of the foreign expatriates in the above industry sub sectors
  • Issue recommendations for TIEP (Temporary Importation for Export Processing) facilitation scheme for above industry sub sectors
  • Issue recommendations to import specialized packaging materials such as tetra packs under subsidized tax rates
  • Support SME’s to improve technology marketing and other business activities by coordinating them with relevant institutes
  • Coordinate Public Sector organizations with Chambers, Associations and Donor Agencies to develop the above industrial sub sectors

Contact Details

Name/Designation Address Telephone Fax E-mail

Mr. U. L. A. Udasiri Perera

Director

No. 73/1, Galle Road, Colombo 03.

+94-11-2422319

0777-824158

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(Asst. Director)

No. 73/1, Galle Road, Colombo 03. +94-11-2390447 +94-11-2432750 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Objective

To promote and facilitate selected manufacturing sectors in order to achieve competitiveness in the global market.

Main Functions

  • Implementation of Developments Plans, which are prepared by the Advisory Committees.
  • Develop Strategies to promote marketing, value addition, technology development and creation of employment Opportunities.
  • Review performance, identify issues, constraints, and find solutions.
  • Coordinate Public Sector activities with Chambers, Associations and Donor Agencies to promote the above industrial sub sectors.
  • Implement quality standard guidelines for the selected products.
    Following sub areas are covered under purview of the Division. Wood & Wood Based Products, Rubber Based Products, Plastic Based Products, and Automobile, Die & Mould Industry Sub Sectors and Metal Based Products.

Contact Details

Name/Designation Address Telephone Fax E-mail

Mr. S. H. Ashoka Kumara

Assistant Director

No. 73/1, Galle Road, Colombo 03. +94-11-2345565 +94-11-2333312 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

No. 73/1, Galle Road, Colombo 03.

 

+94-11-2322785

 

+94-11-2448463

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Objective

To facilitate and foster selected thrust industries to be competitive in the world market and achieve the high growth rate.

Main Functions

The sector is responsible for preparation, Implementation and monitoring the thrust industries namely: Ceramic, Leather & Footwear, Cement, Chemical, Paints, Printing, Electrical & Electronics, Herbal and Pharmaceutical Products.

Programmes

  • Standardization Programme for selected products
  • Skills Development Programme for footwear industry
  • Mineral base Industry development programme.
  • Promote Subcontracting & Partnership Programme for selected industries.

Other Activities

  • Promote and facilitation to industrialists issuing visas, temporary import export and processing (TIEP) assistance and duty related matters for thrust industries.
  • Identification and promotion of high value added products for the expansion of regional markets under the Free Trade Agreements.
  • Counseling for searching market niche.

Contact Details

Name/Designation Address Telephone Fax E-mail

Mr. D. K. K. R. Dasanayake

(Director)

No. 73/1, Galle Road, Colombo 03.

+94-11-2328973

0718-040204

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