• Sri Lanka unveils ‘Ceylon Spice’ master brand

    26/09/2019 Daily FT

    02/01/2017
    Sri Lanka unveils ‘Ceylon Spice’ master brand

    The ‘Ceylon Spice’ master brand was officially launched yesterday, as Sri Lanka’s latest national branding attempt for the spice sector, with Government aiming to achieve an export target of $ 880 million from the ‘Spices and Concentrates’ sector by 2022.

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  • ‘Ceylon Spices,’ national brand for spices, to be unveiled

    25/09/2019 EDB Media

    02/01/2017
    ‘Ceylon Spices,’ national brand for spices, to be unveiled

    The Export Development Board will launch Sri Lanka’s country-of-origin trade mark for the spices sector today (25th September, 2019) at JAIC Hilton, Colombo. The mark supports growers, processors and manufacturers by helping them clearly identify their products as Sri Lankan-made, and informs customers and consumers that all significant parts, produce, processing and products are of genuine Sri Lankan origin.

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  • EDB successfully concluded the 23rd Presidential Export Awards Ceremony

    20/09/2019 EDB Media

    02/01/2017
    EDB successfully concluded the 23rd Presidential Export Awards Ceremony

    The 23rd Presidential Export Award Ceremony (PEA) organized by the Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) was successfully held on 19th September 2019 under the patronage of His Excellency the President of Sri Lnaka at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH), Colombo with the participation of the large number of exporters. The award winners were presented a prestigious PEA Trophy and a Certificate & they have the privilege to use the “Award Logo” as a marketing tool for a 3 year period.

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  • Stakeholder Workshop Review of E-Commerce Readiness Assessment Report, Of Sri Lanka

    19/09/2019 EDB Media

    02/01/2017
    Stakeholder Workshop Review of E-Commerce Readiness Assessment Report, Of Sri Lanka

    Stakeholders from several government agencies and private sector representatives gathered for a two-day workshop to finalize the research report; “e-commerce readiness of Sri Lanka” which has been developed by the Commonwealth Secretariat (COMSEC), UK along with the Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB). The workshops were held on 10th and 11th September 2019 at EDB and it was carried out by Ms. Opeyemi Abebe, Trade advisor, COMSEC,UK and Mr. Abhishek Kumar, Senior Consultant, Grail consulting services, India.

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  • Six Lankan garment manufacturers on show at Texworld Paris September edition

    19/09/2019 Daily FT

    02/01/2017
    Six Lankan garment manufacturers on show at Texworld Paris September edition

    Texworld Paris, the undisputed leader when it comes to sourcing for fabrics, components, trimmings and materials for the clothing industry will showcase six Sri Lankan garment manufacturers at the September 2019 edition this week in Le Bourget, Paris.

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  • 23rd Presidential Export Awards Ceremony on 19th September 2019

    19/09/2019 EDB Media

    02/01/2017
    23rd Presidential Export Awards Ceremony on 19th September 2019

    The 23rd Presidential Export Award Ceremony organized by the Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) will be held on Thursday 19th September 2019 at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) under the patronage of His Excellency the President of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.

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  • ‘Production Process Improvement and Market Penetration Program’ in India

    18/09/2019 Daily FT

    02/01/2017
    ‘Production Process Improvement and Market Penetration Program’ in India

    The Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Consulate in Mumbai, India organised a group of 11 potential SME entrepreneurs to participate in a ‘Production Process Improvement and Market Penetration Program’ coinciding with ‘Annapoorana – Anufood India 2019,’ India’s leading food and beverage trade show held in Mumbai from 28 August to 2 September.

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  • EDB promotes women in exports

    18/09/2019 Daily FT

    02/01/2017
    EDB promotes women in exports

    The EDB’s endeavour of promoting women in exports took a new turn when it established a dedicated Women-Entrepreneur Call in 2017. Over 800 women entrepreneurs across the country are registered with the Women-Entrepreneur Call of the EDB and either export directly or contribute to the supply chain of exports.

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  • Doors open for Sri Lankan construction companies in Africa

    08/09/2019 Export Services Division

    02/01/2017
    Doors open for Sri Lankan construction companies in Africa

    Sri Lankan construction companies participated at the 16th Ethio-Con International Construction Exhibition held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 24-27 September, securing new business opportunities in the African continent.

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  • Disrupt Asia 2019 returns with new focus on augmented living

    05/09/2019 Export Services Division

    02/01/2017
    Disrupt Asia 2019 returns with new focus on augmented living

    Themed ‘Augmented Living,’ the Disrupt Asia 2019 conference organised by the Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA), is to be held on 12 October, creating a platform for startups to exhibit their innovations on a global scale.

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  • EDB successfully conducts 20th Exporters’ Forum

    04/09/2019 Daily FT

    02/01/2017
    EDB successfully conducts 20th Exporters’ Forum

    Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) successfully conducted the 20th Exporters’ Forum on 3 September, at the EDB Auditorium under the patronage of Deputy Minister of Development Strategies and International Trade Nalin Bandara.

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  • FITIS to host API Asia Conference 2019 in October

    03/09/2019 Export Services Division

    02/01/2017
    FITIS to host API Asia Conference 2019 in October

    Colombo will host the API Asia Conference 2019 for the first time in October, in an effort to help transform the ICT industry, and also fast track efforts in ensuring a digitally savvy Sri Lanka. The conference will be held on 2 October at Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo and is organised by the apex body of the ICT industry, Federation of Information Technology Industry Sri Lanka (FITIS).

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  • Peter Kuruvita joins as the Guest Chef for Sri Lanka at Expo 2020 Dubai

    02/09/2019 Daily FT

    02/01/2017
    Peter Kuruvita joins as the Guest Chef for Sri Lanka at Expo 2020 Dubai

    Sri Lanka’s participation at Expo 2020 Dubai is set in a spectacular manner to ensure the strengthening of the country’s trade, tourism, and investments. The Sri Lanka Export Development Board plays a critical role, together with private and state organisations, to landmark Sri Lanka’s presence at this global event.

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  • EDB holds buyer linkup program for handicrafts under One Village One Product concept in Kandy

    01/09/2019 Daily FT

    02/01/2017
    EDB holds buyer linkup program for handicrafts under One Village One Product concept in Kandy

    With the guidance of Regional Development Division of Sri Lanka Export Development Board (SLEDB), the Central Provincial Office of the SLEDB organised and conducted two training and buyer link up programs for handicrafts under the One Village One Product (OVOP) concept with collaboration of Divisional Secretariat Office Panvila and M/s Peoples Lanka Ltd. on 14 May and 20 June at the Panvila DS Division in Kandy District.

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  • EDB educates on ICT/BPM opportunities...

    01/09/2019 Daily Mirror

    02/01/2017
    EDB educates on ICT/BPM opportunities...

    The Export Development Board (EDB), Ministry of Digital Infrastructure and Information Technology, ICTA together organized an interactive awareness session on August 19 with the objective of leveraging the experiences of the companies who have successfully embarked in the Japanese market and encourage more companies to start business rapport with Japan.

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  • Benefits for IT/BPM sector professionals through SLASSCOM Privilege Loyalty Program

    01/09/2019 Export Services Division

    02/01/2017
    Benefits for IT/BPM sector professionals through SLASSCOM Privilege Loyalty Program

    The Sri Lanka Association of Software and Service Companies (SLASSCOM) is partnering with CH17, the specialists in corporate loyalty management services to introduce an exclusive Privilege Card for professionals engaged in the IT/BPM industry.

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