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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 National Council for Economic Development (NCED) 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
Miss Inoka de Alwis (Assistant Director) No. 73/1, Galle Road, Colombo 03.

+94-11-2390141

 

+94-11-2347393 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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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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Objectives

Preparing plans utilizing resources effectively in order to achieve the broader ministerial objective of elevating the well being of the people through development of industrial sector.The functions of the Planning Division are mainly of three folds.

  • Planning for sectors within the national policy framework
  • Planning the work of the ministry
  • Monitoring and evaluation of progress

Main Functions

Monitoring and progress review

  • Preparation of plans and strategies in collaboration with the respective agencies under the purview of the ministry.
  • Monitoring and progress control: Monitor physical and financial progress and supervision of the implementation of the plans, programmes and projects. This is mainly to speed up implementation and facilitate smooth running of the programmes and projects.
  • Project planning, appraisal evaluation of progress of projects and programmes.
  • Preparation of the Capital Budget
    Formulation of the Capital Budget as a policy instrument. The preparation of the recurrent expenditure is also included since it is important in implementing of the Capital Budget.
  • Coordination work
    Coordinating with the other divisions and institutions in relation to the implementation of the above work.
  • Preparation of periodical reports on progress to the Presidential Secretariat, Ministry of Plan Implementation and the Department of National Planning etc., are carried out under this activity.
  • Preparation of various reports and documents i.e. mid year progress reports, annual reports (Review of Activities) and documents requested by various institutions such as Ministry of Finance, Presidential Secretariat and Information Department etc.

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 +94-11-2436122 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Mr.S. S. Godakandaarachchi

(Assistant Director)

No. 73/1, Galle Road, Colombo 03. +94-11-2322783 +94-11-2436122 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Ms.I. S. Pattiyagamage

(Assistant Director)

No. 73/1, Galle Road, Colombo 03. +94-11-2338590 +94-11-2436122

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Miss.Samangika Abesinghe

(Assistant Director)

No.73/1, Galle Road,Colombo 03. +94-11-2436122 +94-11-2436122 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. J.R. C. Jayatilake (Director) No. 73/1, Galle Road, Colombo 03. +94-11-2422319 +94-11-2432750 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Mr. U. L. A. U. Perera

(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. Harsha Wijewardena (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

Mr. S. H. Ashoka Kumara

(Asst. Director)

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

 

+94-11-2322785

 

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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
Ms. T.M.B. Manike (Director) No. 73/1, Galle Road, Colombo 03. +94-11-2328973 +94-11-2432250 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ,
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