NCCSL CEO forum on national statistics
The National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka (NCCSL) will conduct a
CEO Forum on the theme 'National Statistics for Corporate Decision
Making' on Thursday from 4.30 p.m to 6.30 p.m at the National Chamber
Auditorium, D R Wijewardene Mawatha, Colombo 10.
The main speakers will be former Assistant Governor, Central Bank,
Dr. (Mrs) Anila Dias Bandaranaike and Director General, Dept of Census
and Statistics, Dr. D.C.A. Gunawardene.
The speakers will outline how national statistics can be of use to
corporates, the various types of statistics (indicators) and their
importance in corporate decision-making and provide an overview of how
key indicators (GDP or GNP, CPI, PPI) are compiled.
They will also discuss international standards in compiling
indicators and whether Sri Lanka is complying with such standards and
how to interpret statistics and avoid misconceptions in the light of
global trends in information availability.