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JITF 2015 – set to enhance the northern economy
The Jaffna International Trade Fair (JITF), the most comprehensive and ‘looked forward to’ exhibition in the North will be held for the sixth consecutive year in the heart of Jaffna from the 23rd- 25th of January 2015.
A heritage of excellence: the wonderful history of Ceylon Tea
Sri Lankan tea (known for generations as Ceylon Tea) carries behind it a heritage and success story like no other. The story of Ceylon tea begins over two hundred years ago, when the country was still a British colony. In 1824 a tea plant was brought to Ceylon by the British from China and was planted in...
Apparel exports top US$ 4.3 b upto Nov 2014
The value of Sri Lanka’s total apparel exports for the first 11 months last year reached US$ 4302.4 million, registering 11% per cent growth. In 2013, Apparel exports had generated US$ 3876 million during the period January to November..
Lanka FTA will be very big news back home trade show
As bilateral trade topped $ 3Bn, Sri Lanka’s exports sector is readying one of the strongest ever delegations to this year’s Kunming international expo while Lanka’s second largest global supplier voiced that it is increasingly upbeat on the prospective FTA between both countries-and the $ 190 Bn Yunnan province is keen for a Corporate Agreement with Lanka’s apex export entity, a first, as revealed on 13 January.
Lanka to participate in Japan’s largest jewellery trade show
Sri Lanka will participate in Japan’s largest international jewellery trade show this month. This event is known as “ IJT international jewellery trade show.”
26 Reputed Sri Lankan Exporting Companies to Participate in Gulfood 2015
The Sri Lanka Export Development Board in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Consulate General in Dubai will organize a Sri Lanka Country Pavilion at the GULFOOD 2015...
At Brandix, we often recall with gratitude the many invaluable inputs we have received from the EDB over the years. We continue to benefit from the insight, experience and advocacy the Board has to offer, and have no reservations in commending its officials individually and collectively for their commitment.
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MAS Holdings believes in taking quantum leaps to move ahead of its competition and to build strategic relationships to foster a futuristic and innovative stance. EDB has proven to be a strategic partner for MAS Holdings over the years and continues to provide a link to the global business arena.
Deshamanya Mahesh Amalean Chairman, MAS HoldingsRead more
First and foremost we would like to express our heartfelt gratitude specially for the Export Development Board (EDB) and the Embassy of Sri Lanka in South Africa for extending their fullest cooperation to success our mission in South Africa during last 02 years.
In Sri Lanka, Hirdaramani boasts 20 garment factories delivering over 5 million garments per month supported by vertically integrated state of the art washing, printing & embroidery facilities. Hirdramani's world-class product development center, staffed by experienced and talented designers, completes the group's offering as a one-stop-shop for the apparel industry.
Hailed as the emerging wonder of Asia and crowned as the pearl of the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka is at the crossroads of a major shipping route...EDB is entrusted with the momentous responsibility to achieve the country's inspired vision to be a global sourcing destination.View All Videos