• Alt

    Sri Lanka's Apex Organisation for Export Promotion

    Explore

  • Alt

    Sri Lanka's Apex Organisation for Export Promotion

    Explore

EDB Blog

Blog

Sri Lanka : A Great Sourcing Hub for High  quality rubber and value added rubber products

2015-03-27

Sri Lanka : A Great Sourcing Hub for High quality rubber and value added rubber products

The Rubber industry in Sri Lanka, one of the enduring colonial legacies that provides sustained socio-economic benefits to the country began in 1876 with the planting of 1919 rubber seedlings in Henarathgoda in Gampaha District. Today, Sri Lanka’s Rubber industry consists of two closely interdependent sectors: (1) the rubber plantation industry which produce raw rubber, and (2) the rubber product manufacturing industry, which converts raw rubber in to value added finished rubber goods.

Read More

CEMS-Global’s 3 intl. expos for textile and garment sector kick off

2015-03-13

CEMS-Global’s 3 intl. expos for textile and garment sector kick off

CEMS-Global USA’s three comprehensive international exhibitions focused on the entire textile and garment sector of Sri Lanka – ‘6th Textech Sri Lanka 2015 International Expo,’ an international exhibition on textile garment technology and machinery,’ along with concurrent exhibitions ‘20th Dye+Chem Sri Lanka 2015 Int’l Expo,’ an int’l exhibition on dyes and fine and specialty chemicals, and ‘6th Colombo Int’l Yarn & Fabric Show 2015’ kicked off yesterday at the Sri Lanka Exhibition & Convention Centre (SLECC), Colombo. The exhibitions will run through 14 March.

Read More

Sri Lanka’s gem industry calls for increasing export earnings through value addition: EDB

2015-03-11

Sri Lanka’s gem industry calls for increasing export earnings through value addition: EDB

Sri Lanka’s coloured stone industry which is the fourth largest export earner in the island should export more value addition gems to contribute better to the country’s’ export earnings , a senior official at Export Development Board (EDB) said.

“We are doing our best to achieve the highest value added gem market,” Bandula Egodage, chariman and chief executive of Sri Lanka Export Development Board said.

Read More

Sri Lanka Targets US $8.5 Billion in Apparel Exports Earnings by 2020

2015-03-10

Sri Lanka Targets US $8.5 Billion in Apparel Exports Earnings by 2020

Sri Lanka’s apparel industry is well on its path to meet the apparel export target of US $8.5 billion by 2020. Apparel exports which bring the largest export income to the country have recorded an increase of 9.26% YoY by earning US $4.9 billion in the year of 2014. In 2013, earnings from apparel rose by 13% YoY, recording a $4.5 billion surpassing the US $4 billion target initially set by the apparel industry.

Read More

Ceylon Cinnamon reigns supreme in the global Cinnamon market

2015-03-04

Ceylon Cinnamon reigns supreme in the global Cinnamon market

Sri Lanka is the largest producer of Pure Cinnamon in the world accounting for 70% of the global production. The Ceylon Cinnamon (Cinnamomum zelanicum) referred to as “sweet cinnamon” and “true cinnamon” is considered superior to the variety known as Cassia in the global market.

Since Sri Lanka is the birthplace of true cinnamon, all the customs, traditions, culture and technology associated with cinnamon are well integrated as a heritage to the socio economy of our nation.

Read More