Sri Lanka, June 12 -- The Ceylon Chamber will be organizing an awareness session on "Exporting to the United States under the Generalized System of Preferences: New Trends and Opportunities". The U.S. is Sri Lanka's largest single export destination, accounting for 26% of total exports in 2018. At present approximately 3500 products from Sri Lanka are eligible to access the US market on a duty free basis under the US GSP program.

The session will be led by Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Trade Policy and Economic Edward Gresser. The Office of Trade Policy and Economics is responsible for the implementation of the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program, which is the largest and oldest U.S. trade preference program.

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