US trade official holds talks with US businesses in Sri Lanka

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A US trade official had talks in Colombo today with American businesses operating in Sri Lanka.

AMCHAM hosted James Golsen, Executive Director, Asia, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce had talks with US companies on issues they face in Sri Lanka.

In this role, Golsen oversees the Commerce Department’s operations in 14 Asian posts and manages three Asia-focused policy offices in Washington, DC.

AMCHAM said that Golsen’s visit to Sri Lanka comes at an opportune time with U.S. trade policy being at the forefront of topical issues.

The closed door meeting held today covered issues such as trade tariffs and remedies, e-commerce, issues facing US companies in Sri Lanka and the trade/investment climate in the country.

Before assuming the role of Executive Director, Golsen was the Commerce Department’s coordinator for the U.S.-India Strategic and Commercial Dialogue. (Colombo Gazette)

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