• Sri Lanka’s Participation at GULFOOD 2017, the Largest Annual Food and Beverage Exhibition in the Middle East

    20/02/2017

    02/01/2017
    Sri Lanka’s Participation at GULFOOD 2017, the Largest Annual Food and Beverage Exhibition in the Middle East

    The 22nd edition of the GULFOOD 2017, the largest annual food and beverage trade show in the Middle East will kick off on February 26, 2017, at Dubai World Trade Center, with the participation of over 95,000 stakeholders including food and beverage manufacturers, suppliers and professionals as well as customers from across the world.

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  • Environment and Resource Sustainability in Gem Mining in Sri Lanka

    17/02/2017

    02/01/2017
    Environment and Resource Sustainability in Gem Mining in Sri Lanka

    While the rest of the world believes in the extreme extraction of gems and diamonds using heavy machinery and state of art mining equipment, gem mining in Sri Lanka is mostly a labor of love heavily dependent on elbow grease and skill than any other machinery.

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  • EDB in fresh push to boost gem and jewellery in Thailand

    14/02/2017

    02/01/2017
    EDB in fresh push to boost gem and jewellery in Thailand

    The Export Development Board (EDB) entered into a promotional agreement with Thai Trade Centre Chennai (TTCC) on 7 February to further develop two-way trade between Sri Lanka and Thailand.

    The agreement that was entered into between EDB and TTCC was a result of long and effective discussions between the Sri Lanka Embassy in Thailand, EDB, NGJA and SLGJA. The agreement was signed in the presences of the Ambassador for Thailand in Sri Lanka Nopporn Adchariyavanich at the EDB in Colombo.

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  • Sri Lanka's Skilled IT professionals

    06/02/2017

    02/01/2017
    Sri Lanka's Skilled IT professionals

    With 30 Sri Lankans out of each 100 having access to the internet and one in four households in the country owning at least one computer, Sri Lanka is making strides in increasing IT literacy among school children and youth across the island.

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  • Visit Sri Lanka Pavilion at PRODEXPO 2017, Moscow, Russia

    03/02/2017

    02/01/2017
    Visit Sri Lanka Pavilion at PRODEXPO 2017, Moscow, Russia

    The Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) with the coordination of Sri Lanka Embassy in Moscow is organizing a 10 member delegation at the PRODEXPO International Exhibition to be held from 06th to 10th February 2017 at Moscow, Expocentre, Russian Federation.

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  • National Strategy for Exports.

    02/02/2017

    02/01/2017
    National Strategy for Exports.

    The Export Development Board (EDB) has initiated action on the preparation of a National Export Strategy (NES) for the next five years. The EDB is empowered by the Sri Lanka Export development Act to prepare a national Export strategy.

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