EU insists GSP Plus continuation for Sri Lanka not automatic

Monday, 20 January 2020
The European Union (EU) today insisted that the continuation of the GSP Plus trade concession for Sri Lanka is not automatic.
The Government had said yesterday that the EU assured Sri Lanka it will continue to enjoy the GSP Plus trade concession till 2023.
Minister of Industrial Exports and Investment Promotion, Tourism and Aviation Prasanna Ranatunga said that the assurance was given at a discussion he had with an EU delegation in Colombo.