‘Importance of Free Trade Agreements for Investment and Business in Sri Lanka’

(Sri Lanka recently concluded its first comprehensive FTA with Singapore and, in the process of negotiating comprehensive FTAs with India, China and Thailand).

To enhance youth engagement in Trade, Investment and Service discussions, is conducting an essay competition for undergraduates in Sri Lanka.

The deadline for submission is 31st August 2018 and essays can be written in Sinhala, Tamil or English.


  • Should be aged between 18-25
  • Should be Gov/Pvt university student
  • Essay must be between 800-1000 of words
  • Can be written in English, Sinhala or Tamil
  • Each entrant may submit only (1) essay
  • Free entry

The essays will be judged by the Economic Intelligence Unit (EIU) of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce and 5 winners will be selected based on the quality of content.

The top 5 will each win a free pass to Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2018 #SLES2018 where they will be awarded a certificate and a cash prize. Furthermore, one selected winner will be entitled to a 3-month internship at the EIU.

Call 115588844 / 779888126 for any clarifications