“Meet the Ambassador of Vietnam" at the National Chamber

Press Release

 “Meet the Ambassador of  Vietnam"  at the National Chamber


Vietnamese Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Her Excellency Phan Thi Ngoc  will be the Special Guest Speaker in  “Meet the Ambassador ” program  on “Bilateral Trade Between Sri Lanka  &  Vietnam ”  on Wednesday 26 September 2018  at the Chamber, from 3.00 p.m to 4.30 p.m, No 450 D R Wijewardene Mawatha Colombo 10. The participants will get an opportunity to have a close dialogue  with the Ambassador  and  other officials of the Vietnam Embassy and find out  information on trade matters and services available for Sri Lankans. 

Vietnam (formerly Saigon) capital is  Hanoi with a  population 92 million, is  famous for its national  leader Ho Chi Minh  and the business centre -  Ho Chi Minh City’. Vietnam is also  noted for its  underground tunnels used by Viet Cong Soldiers, during war and is a tourist attraction even today.

Products : Rice, Coffee, Rubber, Tea, Pepper, Soybeans, Cashews, Sugar cane, Peanuts,  poultry, seafood

Industries:  Food processing, Garments, Shoes, crude petroleum, Mining, Coal, Steel, Cement, Chemical fertilizer,  Tyres,  Mobile phones,computers.

  • Vietnam is one of the biggest exporters’ of rice and other small grains to the world with comparatively cheap labour in the region. 
  • High investment inflow with latest modern technology and natural resources in the country give a strong impact to the emerging new scenario of Vietnam.
  • The total trade between Sri Lanka and Vietnam amounted to US$ 317.37 Mn in 2015 has increased to US $ 380.75 Mn. in 2017 reporting a 20 % increment.

Sri Lanka exports to Vietnam - Parts of footwear ,fish, Bran,  knitted crocheted fabrics, Tea, Compounded rubber Other knitted or crocheted fabrics

Sri Lanka imports from Vietnam- Telephone sets, Natural rubber, Portland cement, pepper, knitted or crocheted fabrics, Men's or boys' suits,    jackets, blazers, trousers.

Potential exports to Vietnam - textile materials , women garments, men/boys  trousers, Dyed cotton fabrics, knitted or crocheted,  petroleum or bituminous minerals, Food preparations , vulcanized rubber, pepper.

For registration of the session, kindly contact chamber TP 4741788

Mrs Fouad -   pa@nationalchamber.lk;nirmani@nationalchamber.lk


National  Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka -     13rd  Sept 2018


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