Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Economic Association (SLEA) BMICH, Colombo

28-29 July, 2006
BMICH, Colombo

Executive Director made a presentation on “From Doha to Hong Kong: WTO and Sri Lanka” at the Technical Session I on “Multilateral Trading System and the Regional Trading Blocks” at the Annual Sessions of the SLEA held at the BMICH, Colombo, during 28-29 July, 2006. Buddhadasa Hewavitharana, Honorary Fellow and Former Senior Vice President of the SLEA chaired the session.

SLEA Annual Sessions of 2006 was inaugurated by Harry Flam, Professor of International Economics at the Institute of International Economic Studies, Stockholm University, Sweden.

This year’s sessions were on the theme “Global Free Trade versus Trade Agreements”, and presentations and discussions were under four different sub themes, viz., Multilateral Trading System and the Regional Trading Blocks, Globalization versus Trade Agreements, Bilateral Trade Agreements: Case Studies, and Trade Liberalization and the Domestic Economy.