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* Discussion on bilateral trade between Sri Lanka and Indonesia
Fri, Mar 14, 2014, 12:15 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 13, Colombo: The National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka will hold a discussion on "Bilateral Trade between Sri Lanka and Indonesia" on March 19th at the Chamber's auditorium in Colombo.

Ambassador of Indonesia to Sri Lanka Harimawan Suyitno will be the Special Guest Speaker. He will be assisted by the Third Secretary Dicky Satria on the discussion.

The Ambassador will speak on the current business trend, trade potential, and opportunities for export/import, investment, and other services available for Sri Lankans in Indonesia.

The bilateral trade between the two countries totaled US$ 505.4 million in 2012, with Sri Lanka's imports of US$ 418.4 million and exports of US$ 87 million.

Major items Sri Lanka imported from Indonesia include machinery and equipment, chemical products, palm oil and cement while major exports to Indonesia include wheat flour, cement, tobacco products, apparel and teas.

The discussion is organized by the National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka.

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