• UAE, Sri Lanka discuss Expo Dubai 2020

    17/05/2019 Daily FT

    02/01/2017
    UAE, Sri Lanka discuss Expo Dubai 2020

    Transforming Sri Lanka into the hub of the Indian Ocean, with a knowledge-based, highly competitive and social-market economyis the objective of the Vision 2025 policy document of the Government.Making the transistion to anexport, FDI and tourism orientedcountry is the only optionfor Sri Lanka to create better jobs for the youth of our country and to graduate to a higher income economy.

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  • SLEDB’s Sri Lankan ICT/BPM delegation at Japan IT Week 2019

    15/05/2019 EDB Media

    02/01/2017
    SLEDB’s Sri Lankan ICT/BPM delegation at Japan IT Week 2019

    A top level Sri Lankan ICT/BPM delegation organised by the Export Development Board successfully participated at the Japan IT Week 2019 from 8 to 10 May.

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  • Sri Lanka's Top Exporters & Investors are discussing the current status of the Country

    09/05/2019 EDB Media

    02/01/2017
    Sri Lanka's Top Exporters & Investors are discussing the current status of the Country

    As per the instructions of the Hon. Malik Samarawickrama, Minister of Development Strategies and International Trade, Export Development Board organized a meeting with the key Exporters and Investors on Friday 03rd May 2019 at the 3rd Floor Auditorium to discuss the current situation of the country.

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  • NES market diversification business mission to Central Europe

    06/05/2019 EDB Media

    02/01/2017
    NES market diversification business mission to Central Europe

    Sri Lanka’s share in the global export market and the contribution of exports to the national GDP has been in decline whereas imports to the country is in the increase. Further exports are dependent on imported inputs therefore, it is noted that the gap between export and import has been continuously increasing.

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  • EFL 3PL looks towards Bots and RPA to stay ahead of the logistics game

    06/05/2019 Export Services Division

    02/01/2017
    EFL 3PL looks towards Bots and RPA to stay ahead of the logistics game

    Global logistics service provider, Expolanka Freight Ltd. (EFL), has announced that it has implemented its first wave of transformative Robotic Process Automation (RPA) across all its distribution centres and Freeport to support day-to-day operations, making it the first 3PL to have achieved this in Sri Lanka. Through this move to automate repetitive processes across its portfolio, the country’s most dynamic supply chain services vendor has further strengthened its position at the cutting edge of logistics innovation, adding even greater value to its business offering.

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  • Hambantota Int’l Port signs terminal service agreements with top players in shipping industry

    06/05/2019 Export Services Division

    02/01/2017
    Hambantota Int’l Port signs terminal service agreements with top players in shipping industry

    Vehicle Carrier, Glovis Sun sailing under the Marshall Islands flag, helped the Hambantota International Port (HIP) to reach its highest discharge volumes to date, when 5,000 transshipment units were discharged in record time last month. The discharge operation was completed 22 hours prior to the expected time and the vessel was able to depart well before schedule the following day.

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  • “Tourism industry will regain lost ground”

    05/05/2019 Sunday Observer

    02/01/2017
    “Tourism industry will regain lost ground”

    The tourism industry which suffered economic losses due to the Easter Sunday attacks, looks forward to regain its lost position sooner than expected with the support of the Government.

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  • Sri Lanka participated in the Arabian Travel Market

    05/05/2019 Sunday Observer

    02/01/2017
    Sri Lanka participated in the Arabian Travel Market

    Sri Lanka participated in the Arabian Travel Market (ATM 2019), the largest annual professional and official exhibition for the Tourism market in the Middle East last week.

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  • Cisco revamps its hardware for new Wi-Fi technology

    02/05/2019 Daily FT

    02/01/2017
    Cisco revamps its hardware for new Wi-Fi technology

    Cisco Systems Inc said it is rolling out hardware for the next generation of Wi-Fi standards, giving a core part of its $28.2 billion infrastructure business a refresh and in the process aiming to garner more software revenue.

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