At EDB, we regularly update our announcements page with our tenders, training programs, trade shows and fairs, important notifications, vacancies, and so on targeting Sri Lankan exporters, foreign buyers and anyone else who’s interested in these matters.
15th Seoul Food & Hotel Show in July 2022, Seoul, South Korea. Sectors to be promoted: Food & Beverage Contact Person: Ms. Manuka Perera/ EPO Contact Details: 011 -2300705-11, Ext: 264 Email:[email protected] The application closing date: 31.03.2022
Canton Fair in April and October 2022, China Sectors to be promoted: Food & Agriculture, Consumer Goods, Gem & Jewellery and Life style products Contact Person: Ms. Kasuni Chethana/ EPO Contact Details: 011 -2300705-11, Ext: 256 Email:[email protected] The application closing date: 15.02.2022
Cost of Participation All costs related to participation including cost of stall, freight cost of samples, air fare, accommodation etc. to be borne by the participating companies. EDB will coordinate Sri Lanka’s participation in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Mission in respective markets.
How to Apply Prescribed application forms could be obtained from the Market Development Division, EDB or downloaded from the EDB website: www.srilankabusiness.com under “Announcements”.
The duly completed applications should reach the Director/ Market Development, EDB on or before the stipulated closing date for each event.
Invitation for Cinnamon Industry Stakeholders to become members of the Ceylon Cinnamon GI Association (CCGIA) 04 November 2021
Export Development Board together with the Department of Export Agriculture (DOEA) wishes to extend a cordial invitation to island wide cinnamon industry stakeholders (growers, processors, traders and exporters) to become members of the Ceylon Cinnamon GI Association (CCGIA) to share the benefits of promoting Cinnamon as the first GI product of Sri Lanka.
EDB has completed preliminary arrangements to obtain GI for Ceylon Cinnamon in the European Union and four product categories namely cinnamon cut quills, powder, leaf oil and bark oil have been identified to promote under GI label subject to fulfilling the criteria mentioned in the Ceylon Cinnamon specification document.
The GI process within Sri Lanka to be administered by the National Intellectual Property office and externally controlled by the Department of Export Agriculture. Ceylon Cinnamon GI Association to be engaged in the internal control and self-control by the individual members.
The regional cinnamon growers and processors are kindly requested to contact the district office of the Export Agriculture Department in relevant district to become members of district associations to be established in this regard. For details of district DEA offices please visit http://www.dea.gov.lk/contact-dist/
Plantation companies engaged in cultivation and processing of cinnamon, traders and exporters are invited to submit their applications to the EDB for registration. The application could be downloaded from the “announcement” section on EDB website: www.srilankabusiness.com or DEA website: http://www.dea.gov.lk/ Applications could also be collected from the regional office of DEA and EDB.
Duly completed applications should be forwarded to Director, Export Agriculture, EDB, Nawam Mawatha, Colombo 02 or emailed to [email protected]
For further details please contact
Dr. G.G. Jayasinghe / Deputy Director [email protected] via email, by phone 0718265036 or 0412245336
Mr. Gayan Weerasinghe [email protected] via email, by phone 011-2300732 or 011-2300705-11