• EDB to Develop 2000 Exporters Awareness Program for Entrepreneurs in North Western Province

    20/08/2018 Daily News

    02/01/2017
    EDB to Develop 2000 Exporters Awareness Program for Entrepreneurs in North Western Province

    Sri Lanka Export Development Board (SLEDB) organized a one day seminar to educate the entrepreneurs of the North Western Province on the national program of developing the 2000 new Exporters for the North Western Province entrepreneurs on August 17, 2018 at Hotel Blue Sky, Kurunegala.

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  • Sri Lanka Export Development Board holds 15th Exporters’ Forum

    14/08/2018 Daily FT

    02/01/2017
    Sri Lanka Export Development Board holds 15th Exporters’ Forum

    The 15th Exporters’ Forum chaired by State Minister of International Trade Sujeewa Senasinghe was held on Tuesday 14 August at the EDB Auditorium. 

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  • Sri Lankan electronics and electrical sector seeking opportunities in Malaysia and Singapore

    10/08/2018 Daily FT

    02/01/2017
    Sri Lankan electronics and electrical sector seeking opportunities in Malaysia and Singapore

    Sri Lankan companies have gained more than 28 business leads, about 15 business alliances, joint venture opportunities coupled with market exposure, and studying new trends in technology and innovation by participating in the exposure visit cum business matchmaking programs to Malaysia and Singapore for the electronics and electrical sector organised by Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) in collaboration with High Commissions of Sri Lanka in Malaysia and Singapore from 16-21 July. 

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  • Sri Lanka on course for US$ 17.5 bn export target for 2018

    08/08/2018 Daily News

    02/01/2017
    Sri Lanka on course for US$ 17.5 bn export target for 2018

    Sri Lanka is on course to reach the 2018 export target of US$ 17.5 billion set up by the government, said Chairperson, Export Development Board, Indira Malwatte.

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  • Professional and Career Women Awards 2018 EDB Chairperson recognised for top award in the State and Government Sector

    07/08/2018 Media Unit

    02/01/2017
    Professional and Career Women Awards 2018 EDB Chairperson recognised for top award in the State and Government Sector

    When public sector officials are hardly recognized for their contribution to the national development, particularly management of public organizations and meeting set goals; Women in Management (WIM) in partnership with International Finance Corporation (IFC) a member of the World Bank Group  has recognized and awarded the top State and Government Category Award to Mrs. Indira Malwatte, Chirperson & Chief Executive of the  Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) for her outstanding contribution in reorganizing the Export Development Board to meet the new challenges and adopting a model of private-public sector partnership in developing and promoting exports and her 40 years of commitment in the export sector.

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  • My biggest problem today is insufficiency of waste material

    06/08/2018 EDB Media Unit

    02/01/2017
    My biggest problem today is insufficiency of waste material

    Sagara Ranga Liyanage, Managing Director of Earth Bond Creations, a company earning foreign exchange by turning waste into finished products, in a country where waste management has become a social issue.

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  • SLAMERP organises rubber testing workshop with Rubber Research Institute, Export Development Board

    01/08/2018 Daily FT

    02/01/2017
    SLAMERP organises rubber testing workshop with Rubber Research Institute, Export Development Board

    The Sri Lanka Association of Manufacturers and Exporters of Rubber Products (SLAMERP) represents the manufacturers and exporters of rubber products in Sri Lanka, an industry with a history of over 100 years in exporting sophisticated rubber products to international markets.

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  • EDB organises seminar and matchmaking program on Canadian market in Colombo

    26/07/2018 Daily FT

    02/01/2017
    EDB organises seminar and matchmaking program on Canadian market in Colombo

    The Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) organised a seminar and matchmaking program with the services of two Canadian marketing experts. The objective of the program is to increase awareness among Sri Lankan exporters on the Canadian market and to develop business linkages between Sri Lankan companies and buyers in Canada for increasing exports to Canada.

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  • Workshop on product innovation, technology and R&D for SL tyre manufacturing industry

    26/07/2018 Daily FT

    02/01/2017
    Workshop on product innovation, technology and R&D for SL tyre manufacturing industry

    The EDB in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Association of Manufacturers and Exporters of Rubber Products (SLAMERP) and Plastic and Rubber Institute of Sri Lanka (PRISL) organised a two-day workshop from 13 to 14 July on product innovation, technology and R&D to upgrade the knowledge of the tyre manufacturers/exporters by obtaining the services of international technical experts.

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  • INTERNATIONAL TRADE SCENARIO

    24/07/2018 EDB

    02/01/2017
    INTERNATIONAL TRADE SCENARIO

    The EDB organized a one hour Panel discussion with Madam Arancha Gonzalez - Executive Director/International Trade Centre, Geneva on “Which Way are Trade Winds Blowing? – Current and Future International Trade Scenario” on Friday 20th July 2018 from 9.00 am to 10.00 am at the Lotus Room at Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) for around 200 participants from the public & private sector stakeholders.

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  • Govt. launches landmark five year National Export Strategy

    20/07/2018 Daily FT

    02/01/2017
    Govt. launches landmark five year National Export Strategy

    Opening a new chapter to link local exports to global value chains, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday launched the National Export Strategy (NES) as the latest Government effort to boost foreign exchange earnings and employment. 

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  • PM to launch 5 year National Export Strategy

    19/07/2018 Daily FT

    02/01/2017
    PM to launch 5 year National Export Strategy

    The much-awaited five-year National Export Strategy (NES) that lays emphasis on diversification of exports through strengthening of emerging sectors to chart the next export growth cycle of Sri Lanka will be unveiled under the patronage of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today (19-07-2018) at a ceremony at the Temple Trees, Colombo.

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  • 28th Edition of FACETS - celebrating Sri Lanka’s most sparkling resources

    18/07/2018 Daily Mirror

    02/01/2017
    28th Edition of FACETS - celebrating Sri Lanka’s most sparkling resources

    On the 18th of July 2018 at a press conference held at the OZO in Colombo, the Sri Lanka Gem & Jewelry Association announced the launch of the 28th edition of the FACETS International Gem & Jewelry Exhibition.

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  • Boat Show & Boating Festival Sri Lanka 2018

    17/07/2018

    02/01/2017
    Boat Show & Boating Festival Sri Lanka 2018

    Organized by Boat Building Technology Improvement Institute (BTI) and Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB), in association with Ministry of Development Strategies and International Trade, Ministry of Industry & Commerce, Ministry of Ports and Shipping, South Asia’s most focused and largest...

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  • Tripartite MOU signed between BOI, EDB and Business France

    13/07/2018 Daily FT

    02/01/2017
    Tripartite MOU signed between BOI, EDB and Business France

    A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka, the Export Development Board of Sri Lanka and Business France today. (13 July 2018) 

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  • A Delegation of Sri Lankan Electronics and Electrical Companies to Visit ‘Tenaga Kuala Lumpur Exhibition 2018’ and Singapore between
    July 16 -21

    10/07/2018

    02/01/2017
    A Delegation of Sri Lankan Electronics and Electrical Companies to Visit ‘Tenaga Kuala Lumpur Exhibition 2018’  and Singapore between <br/> July 16 -21

    The Sri Lanka Export Development Board is organizing exposure visit cum one on one business meetings in Malaysia and Singapore with the assistance of High Commissions of Sri Lanka in Malaysia and Singapore from 16th -21st July 2018 with the participation of 6 electronics and electrical sector companies...

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  • Export revenue expected to boost as National Export Strategy receives cabinet nod

    10/07/2018 Daily News

    02/01/2017
    Export revenue expected to boost as National Export Strategy receives cabinet nod

    The NES is a comprehensive and carefully structured five-year strategy aimed at increasing exports and generating enhanced revenue for Sri Lanka’s SMEs and exporters. The implementation of this endeavour will witness the increasing of Sri Lanka’s export revenue to USD$ 28 billion by 2022.

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  • SLANSHEI Contribution to Non-State Higher Education Sector

    01/07/2018 Sunday Times Sri Lanka

    02/01/2017
    SLANSHEI Contribution to Non-State Higher Education Sector

    Sri Lanka Association of Non- State Higher Education Institutes (SLANSHEI) is an umbrella organization formed in the year 2016 through the initiation of seven leading private institutes working for a common set of goals aimed at addressing the needs of the non-state higher education sector in the country. The seven founding members comprised of Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology ( SLIIT), Colombo International Nautical and Engineering College ( CINEC), Horizon Campus (HC), Asian Pacific Institute of Information Technology ( APIIT), Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka), Aquinas and South Asian Institute of Technology and Management (SAITM). Apart from these institutes, Saegis, KIU and Gateway Graduate School have currently gained its full membership.

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  • 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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  • 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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