|CORPORATE BUYERS EXPORTERS|
|Policy Advisor||Advising the Government on export policies to create a conducive environment for exports|
|Monitor||Monitoring the performance of the export sector|
|Promoter||Implementing product, design, market and other development programmes to promote Sri Lanka’s products and services|
|Facilitator||As the focal point of export development, facilitating and co-coordinating export development activities with all stakeholders|
Proving advisory services and information with regard to all aspects of export business.
How We Operate
The Chairman is supported by sixteen members, including the Secretaries of Ministries represented in the Export Development Council of Ministers, the CEO of the Board of Investment (BOI) and six members from private sector enterprises (representing industry, business, commerce, finance and other relevant fields), appointed by the Minister in Charge.
The Chairman, who is the Chief Executive, is assisted by a Director General and two Additional Director Generals, supported by several Divisions, each headed by a Director.
To increase the country’s export value of products and services to US$ 15 Bn. by 2015, in line with “Mahinda Chintana – Vision for the Future”.
To increase exports to markets other than the EU and USA by over 50% by 2015, while consolidating the market position in the EU and USA.
To pay particular attention to the seven identified key product sectors, which will contribute over 80% of total export value, and achieve significant growth in those sectors.
To project a more positive and a favourable image of Sri Lanka’s exports as a whole, through the conduct of integrated marketing communication programmes in selected markets.
To broad-base the beneficiaries of exports across the country and sectors, including SMEs.
To build a team of excellence at the EDB, based on core values, with particular emphasis on employee productivity and commitment.