• EDB, Sri Lanka Embassy in Thailand organize Technical Exposure, Capacity Building Programme

    29/06/2018 Daily News

    02/01/2017
    EDB, Sri Lanka Embassy in Thailand organize Technical Exposure, Capacity Building Programme

    The Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Embassy in Thailand organized a Technical Exposure and Capacity Building Programme for 13 export ready SMEs identified under 2000 New Exporters Development Programme including Women Entrepreneurs, coinciding with the “THAIFEX - World of Food Asia-2018” from May 28 to June 2, 2018 in Thailand.

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  • Building a Greener Sri Lanka

    25/06/2018

    02/01/2017
    Building a Greener Sri Lanka

    The recent developments in Sri Lanka’s infrastructure development and engineering have evoked a keener interest in the development of sustainable green buildings among construction companies in Sri Lanka. Centuries-old concerns about the tug o’ war between nature and manmade constructions...

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  • The Sri Lanka Export Development Board holds the 14th Exporters' Forum

    25/06/2018 Daily Mirror

    02/01/2017
    The Sri Lanka Export Development Board holds the 14th Exporters' Forum

    The 14th Exporters’ Forum Chaired by Hon.Sujeewa Senasinghe’State Minister of International Trade was held on Friday 22nd June, 2018 at the EDB Auditorium.

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  • Boat Building Industry of Sri Lanka: The Present and the Future

    25/06/2018

    02/01/2017
    Boat Building Industry of Sri Lanka: The Present and the Future

    Sri Lanka, the picturesque island in the heart of the Indian Ocean, boasts a long and proud history of boat building. It’s well-poised to become the hub for boat manufacturing in the Asian region over its strategic location, highly trainable workforce and labour cost advantage. On top of that,...

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  • Ecoeye Lanka Proprietor Nalin Herath endeavouring to win the world

    25/06/2018 Daily News

    02/01/2017
    Ecoeye Lanka Proprietor Nalin Herath endeavouring to win the world

    There is an old saying, “Behind Every Successful Man, There is a Woman.” That is a proven truth in the Sri Lankan society. Nalin Herath, the proprietor of Ecoeye Lanka (Pvt) Ltd., is a man of courage.

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  • Sri Lanka finds prospects to trade with Malaysia

    22/06/2018 EDB Media Unit

    02/01/2017
    Sri Lanka finds prospects to trade with Malaysia

    Being the Strategic Partner of the Sri Lanka Investment and Business Conclave 2018 organized by the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC) 2018 from 19th to 21st June 2018, the EDB collaborated with CCC in organizing foreign buyers delegation for the event considering the benefits that will accrue to the development of exports through establishment of trade links, creating investment opportunities into the export sectors and image building efforts of the country.

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  • Boosting Sri Lanka-China trade and investment

    20/06/2018 Daily FT

    02/01/2017
    Boosting Sri Lanka-China trade and investment

    In a fresh bid to enhance exports to China and attract investment, industry professionals gathered for a discussion last week organised by the Sri Lanka-China Business Council (SLCBC) of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce.

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  • EDB says National Export Strategy ready for Cabinet approval

    19/06/2018 Daily Mirror

    02/01/2017
    EDB says National Export Strategy ready for Cabinet approval

    The Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) yesterday said the National Export Strategy (NES) it has designed in collaboration with the export sector stakeholders is ready to be presented to the Cabinet of Ministers for approval.

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  • Sri Lankan boating industry to reach $ 100 mn in 2018

    18/06/2018 Daily FT

    02/01/2017
    Sri Lankan boating industry to reach $ 100 mn in 2018

    Sri Lanka’s footprint in global boats and shipping sector may be smaller, but Lankan exports in it continue to surge in strong numbers. As a result Sri Lanka is ambitiously positioning for $ 200 million boats and shipping exports by 2022.

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  • Exports to China gets major boost

    11/06/2018 Daily Mirror

    02/01/2017
    Exports to China gets major boost

    Sri Lanka’s Export Development Board (EDB) has drawn up a new entry strategy for the Chinese market to pre-identify products using an international consultancy firm/consultant, as most of Sri Lanka’s SMEs fail to complete export orders to China.

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  • EDB opens provincial office in Jaffna

    06/06/2018 Daily FT

    02/01/2017
    EDB opens provincial office in Jaffna

    The Export Development Board (EDB), the apex body for exports in the country, will launch its provincial office in Jaffna tomorrow in a bid to encourage domestic enterprises to invest in export industries and facilitate regional entrepreneurs to explore new business opportunities. 

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  • EDB adds wellness tourism to export basket from this year

    06/06/2018 Daily FT

    02/01/2017
    EDB adds wellness tourism to export basket from this year

    The Export Development Board (EDB) announced that ‘wellness tourism’ would be added to the export basket from this year onwards, setting an initial $ 2 million target for the sector.

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  • 22nd Presidential Export Awards on 18 September

    05/06/2018 Daily FT

    02/01/2017
    22nd Presidential Export Awards on 18 September

    The 22nd Presidential Export Awards organised by Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) will be held on 18 September under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH).

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  • EDB eyes $17.4b export revenue

    05/06/2018 Daily FT

    02/01/2017
    EDB eyes $17.4b export revenue

    Notwithstanding the global trade decline and sanctions, Sri Lanka has set an ambitious export earning target of $17.4 billion by the end of this year, with 29% of the total target being achieved in the first four months.

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