Maria Fernanda Garza, Global Chair of the International Chamber of Commerce at the DFCC Power Breakfast event.
DFCC Bank hosted a Power Breakfast for their trade customers. It was conducted in collaboration with the International Chamber of Commerce, Sri Lanka, and featured Maria Fernanda Garza, who serves as the Global Chair of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). Garza is the first female Global Chair of the ICC and is also presently the CEO of Orestia.
Her keynote address at DFCC Bank’s Power Breakfast, entitled ‘Global Trends in International Trade Facilitation,’ presented a comprehensive and macro perspective of recent technological advances as well as global trade developments.
Thimal Perera, the CEO of DFCC Bank, appreciated this event and stated, “We are deeply honored to have hosted Garza, along with other distinguished representatives from the ICC, Sri Lanka, and globally. Above all, it was a privilege to welcome our esteemed trade customers. As Sri Lanka embarks on its journey of economic recovery, our primary focus has been to provide unwavering support to our trade customers. With positive economic indicators emerging, we firmly believe that international trade plays a pivotal role in driving a sustainable recovery, leading to economic growth. Consequently, this initiative marks a significant milestone in collaborating with our trade customers to contribute to Sri Lanka’s economic renaissance.”
Maria Fernanda Garza, Global Chair of the ICC, articulated, “The potential for unlocking substantial value through international trade for a nation like Sri Lanka is boundless, particularly in light of the evolving trade facilitation landscape. This allows Sri Lanka to leverage its inherent strengths and disseminate this value globally, offering vital market prospects for enterprises in diverse regions. Consequently, it is heartening to witness forward-thinking institutions such as DFCC Bank actively bolstering external trade.”
The Chairperson of ICC Sri Lanka, Shanil Fernando, commented, “Our primary objective is to facilitate the optimal performance of Sri Lanka’s import and export enterprises, fostering increased collaboration among businesses, governmental bodies, and international organizations. We are happy to have collaborated with DFCC Bank and to bring this event to fruition and eagerly anticipate the prospects it may unveil.”
DFCC Bank is ranked among Business Today’s Top 40 Corporates in Sri Lanka.