Vietnam–Sri Lanka trade discussion at National Chamber | Sunday Observer

Vietnam–Sri Lanka trade discussion at National Chamber

12 March, 2023

The National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka is organising a bilateral trade and investment discussion between Sri Lanka and Vietnam on Tuesday, March 14 from 10.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon at the National Chamber Auditorium, D.R. Wijewardena Mawatha, Colombo 10.

Ambassador of Vietnam to Sri Lanka, Ho Thi Thanh Truc will be the guest speaker and the session will be assisted by the Commercial Counsellor of the Embassy.

Sri Lankan Ambassador in Hanoi, Vietnam and Vietnam Chamber of Commerce & Industry (VCCI) in Vietnam are also expected to connect virtually during the event.

The overall purpose of this meeting is to discuss the trade environment, investment opportunities and services, policies and other important information to promote and strengthen bilateral trade and investment between Sri Lanka and Vietnam.

Sri Lanka’s main exports to Vietnam: Fabrics, prepared animal fodder, man-made filaments, crepe rubber, tea, compounded rubber, unvulcanised in primary forms or in plates, sheets or strip, special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace; tapestries; trimmings; embroidery, wadding, felt and nonwoven special yarn twine, and cordage.

Sri Lanka’s main imports from Vietnam: Cotton, knitted or crocheted fabrics, natural rubber, natural gums, furniture; bedding, mattresses, lamps, smoked sheet rubber, fertiliser, telephones sets including telephones for cellular networks of other wireless networks, apparel, chemical products, semi-conductor devices.

Vietnam’s main imports: Computers, electrical products, and parts; machines, instruments, and accessories, telephones, mobile phones and parts thereof; textile fabrics, iron and steel.

Vietnam’s main exports: Phones and components, electronic goods, machinery, instrument and accessories, garments and textiles, footwear, wood and wooden products, iron and steel, fishery products, and fibres of all kinds.