Annual Chat

South East Asian Central Bankers will meet in Sri Lanka this week for its annual sessions and discuss matters of mutual importance.
The Sri Lankan Central Bank is one of the founding members of SEACEN (South East Asian Central Banks), which has grown over the years to 12 members and six observers.rn

rnThe SEACEN centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia carries out the bulk of the work, including research and training activities.rn

rnThe 39 conference and the 23 board meeting in Colombo is a two-day affair and starts on Thursday.rn

rnThis years theme centres around ldblquote How Central Bank of emerging economies can respond to external shocks
dblquote . Participants will also discuss ldblquote National Institutional Arrangements for Banking Supervision
dblquote and ldblquote Domestic Demand-Led Growth: Challenges to Monetary Policy
dblquote . rn

rnFinance Minister K N Choksy will deliver the opening address, while Central Bank Governor, A S Jayawardene will welcome delegates. Senior officials from the