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Meet with Sri Lankan Seafood Suppliers at the Seafood Expo Global(SEG) 2018

2018-04-12

Meet with Sri Lankan Seafood Suppliers at the Seafood Expo Global(SEG) 2018

In their unrelenting resolve to build a global customer base for Sri Lankan seafood, Sri Lanka Export Development Board (SLEDB) has organized Sri Lanka Country Pavilion at Seafood Expo Global 2018. The lifting of the ban on Sri Lankan seafood by the European Union in the mid 2016 saw a notable surge in seafood export revenue. Coming on top of that, Sri Lanka Country Pavilion at Seafood Expo Global 2018 promises to be an excellent booster of Sri Lankan seafood in the global marketplace. SEG 2018 will take place from April 24 to 26 at Brussels Expo, Brussels, Belgium. Sri Lanka Country Pavilion will be located at Hall 8 – 4461.

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Entrepot and Transshipment Trade in Sri Lanka

2018-03-15

Entrepot and Transshipment Trade in Sri Lanka

Situated on a key East-West trade route and set close to India, Sri Lanka possesses the essential locational advantage to become a key logistics hub in South Asia. It’s potential to become an important transshipment hub in the region, a site where many shipping lines consolidate and de-consolidate cargo for transshipment to other destinations.

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Future Prospects of Construction Industry in Sri Lanka

2018-03-08

Future Prospects of Construction Industry in Sri Lanka

The end of the three-decade long armed conflict in Sri Lanka in the year 2009, has given a boost to the country’s then growing construction industry. As the country rushed to make up for the 30 years of neglect and ruin, construction industry became one of the major beneficiaries of country’s rapid economic development.

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Electrical and Electronics industry in Sri Lanka: Performance and the Outlook for Growth

2018-02-26

Electrical and Electronics industry in Sri Lanka: Performance and the Outlook for Growth

Sri Lankan Electrical and Electronics industry is progressively stepping into the Global Electronics Value Added Supply Chain with products and services gaining acceptance amongst the most important Global Market Leaders. The Electrical and Electronics industry in Sri Lanka grew significantly over the past 45 years and saw it being gradually elevated to the position a key...

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Meet with Sri Lankan Food & Beverage Exporters at Gulfood 2018

2018-02-09

Meet with Sri Lankan Food & Beverage Exporters at Gulfood 2018

Foreseeing the ample potential for Sri Lankan food and beverage exporters at Gulfood 2018, the 23rd edition of the largest international trade show for food and beverage to be held from February 18th - 22nd at Dubai World Trade Centre. Sri Lanka Export Development Board in collaboration with Sri Lanka Consulate General in Dubai has organized Sri Lanka country pavilions consisting of 22 booths in total.

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Sri Lanka Rubber Industry Master Plan – 2017 - 2026

2018-01-22

Sri Lanka Rubber Industry Master Plan – 2017 - 2026

Last year’s Natural Rubber and Rubber-based product exports from Sri Lanka brought in revenue slightly north of US $800 million. Of this, the highest portion, amounting to nearly US $250 million, went to the USA

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Shrimp Farming in Sri Lanka

2017-12-22

Shrimp Farming in Sri Lanka

With a coastline stretching some 1,700 km in total, Sri Lanka is naturally designed for aquaculture. The total extent of lagoons and estuaries has been estimated to be 121,000 hectare (ha). Adjoining these estuaries and lagoons is extensive expanse of low-lying delta lands covering some 70,000 ha. Given these extraordinary natural endowments,

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Potential of Luxury Yacht Building and Marine Development in Sri Lanka

2017-10-18

Potential of Luxury Yacht Building and Marine Development in Sri Lanka

While Sri Lanka is surrounded by the Indian Oceans abundant with scenic views, a high biodiversity of ocean mammals, sailing for pleasure was never a pastime of the Sri Lankans and Sri Lanka was never considered a worthy stop for yachts due to lack of a fully-fledged marine in the country.

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Visit Sri Lanka Country Pavilion at the GITEX Technology Week

2017-10-02

Visit Sri Lanka Country Pavilion at the GITEX Technology Week

Sri Lanka Export Development Board is organizing the Sri Lanka country pavilion at the GITEX Technology Week to be held from October 8-12, 2017. Eight top technology companies from Sri Lanka and five startup technology companies will participate in the GITEX Technology Week. The Sri Lankan exhibitors represent a number of technology sectors ranging from Future Tech, IoT, Digital Marketing, Cloud, Printing & Business Automation, Big Data and the likes and view tremendous potential in the GITEX Technology Week.

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Visit Sri Lanka Country Pavilion at the China-ASEAN Expo (CAEXPO)

2017-09-08

Visit Sri Lanka Country Pavilion at the China-ASEAN Expo (CAEXPO)

The EDB in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Consulate General in Guangzhou is organizing a Sri Lanka Pavilion at 14th China- ASEAN Expo (CAEXPO) to be held from 12th to 15th September 2017 in Nanning, Guangxi. We’re keen to have Sri Lankan exporters participate in CAEXPO

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Sri Lanka’s Participation in the 60<sup>th</sup> Bangkok Gem & Jewellery Fair

2017-09-01

Sri Lanka’s Participation in the 60th Bangkok Gem & Jewellery Fair

The Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) with the assistance of the Sri Lanka Embassy in Thailand proposes to organize Sri Lanka's participation at the "60th Bangkok Gem & Jewellery Fair 2017, to be held from 06th to 10thof September 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand.

Through organizing a Sri Lanka Country pavilion, we intend to showcase Sri Lanka's strengths and capabilities as a leading sourcing destination for quality gem & jewellery and to further enhance Sri Lanka's gem and Jewellery exports to Thailand.

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EDB seminar on “Digital Doors to Trade”

2017-08-17

EDB seminar on “Digital Doors to Trade”

The Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) is organizing a half day seminar on “Digital Doors to Trade” to create an awareness on Business to Business (B2B) and Business to Consumer (B2C) digital trade platforms for Sri Lankan exporters on consumer items. The Seminar will be held on Tuesday, 29th August 2017, 9.00 a.m. – 1.00 p.m. at the EDB Auditorium.

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New Developments in Sri Lankan Fishing Sector

2017-08-04

New Developments in Sri Lankan Fishing Sector

Sri Lanka has exclusive fishing and economic rights for an ocean area of 500,000 square kilometres and a coastal line of 1700 km in addition to inland water bodies, which makes fishery to be one of the promising industries

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Second symposium to develop national export strategy kicks off

2017-07-12

Second symposium to develop national export strategy kicks off

The Ministry of Development Strategies and International Trade and the Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) will conduct the second consultation for Sri Lanka’s National Export Strategy (NES) from today. Over 300 public and private sector representatives are expected to attend in order to chart the next export growth cycle of the country.

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