thanks WPC for suspending BTT increase
The Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Sri Lanka
(FCCISL) last week expressed the "appreciation and gratitude"
of the business community in the western province to the Chief Minister
Reginald Cooray and the council for their consideration in withholding
any increase in BTT, especially in the construction industry.
prompt decision made by you, will definitely be an encouraging factor
towards the business growth in the region, which controls over 50
percent of Sri Lanka's economic growth," the chamber said in
a letter to Cooray.
FCCISL is the apex body of the Sri Lankan private sector having
46 trade and Industrial Chambers and Associations affiliated to
it, representing over 10,000 businesses in Sri Lanka.