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Sri Lanka Export Development Board prepared to develop entrepreneurs in Central Province to become Exporters

2017-05-02

Sri Lanka Export Development Board prepared to develop entrepreneurs in Central Province to become Exporters

The Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) on the direction of the Ministry of Development Strategies and International Trade held the second programme of creating awareness for the Central Province entrepreneurs on the developing 2000 new exporters by 2020 on 28th April 2017 at the Central Provincial Council Auditorium of Pallekele, Kandy.

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Sri Lanka Participation at the Seafood Expo Global 2017

2017-04-19

Sri Lanka Participation at the Seafood Expo Global 2017

Seafood Expo Global 2017, the world’s largest seafood trade event will take place at Brussels Expo in Brussels, Belgium from April 25 – 27, 2017 with the participation of over 1700 exhibiting companies from over 80 countries and more than 26,000 buyers, suppliers

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Seven Ways to Combine Ceylon Tea with Cooking

2017-03-24

Seven Ways to Combine Ceylon Tea with Cooking

Other than providing warm indulgence or a refreshingly chilled flavor, Ceylon Tea also provides many options for adding a sweet, grassy, herbal or smoky note to our cooking. Different types of Ceylon Tea can bring a different type of texture and flavor to your cooking whether it is soft puddings, buttery cookies, stir-fries or meat dishes.

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Reinstatement of GSP Plus Concessions for Sri Lankan Apparel by EU

2017-03-24

Reinstatement of GSP Plus Concessions for Sri Lankan Apparel by EU

The good news is in. The perseverance of the incumbent government of Sri Lanka in negotiating with EU to have GSP Plus Concessions reinstated are eventually paying off. The European Commission, the executive body of the European Union, has proposed that Sri Lanka is eligible to receive GSP Plus Concessions. Once it’s 

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Fishery Improvement Project (FIP) for Sri Lankan Blue Swimmer Crab

2017-03-17

Fishery Improvement Project (FIP) for Sri Lankan Blue Swimmer Crab

The Sri Lankan blue swimmer crab fishery is a coastal fishery industry, which operates in the relatively shallow waters of Southern tips of Gulf of Mannar across the Palk Straits to the Southern boundary of the Bay of Bengal. 

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Herbal Tea from Sri Lanka – A Cup of Natural Goodness

2017-03-10

Herbal Tea from Sri Lanka – A Cup of Natural Goodness

The Sri Lankans have long celebrated the healing goodness of herbal plants and long before tea and coffee were merged into our daily diet as the two main hot drinks, we drank herbal infusions or tisane as the world know it today.

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Sri Lanka’s Participation at GULFOOD 2017, the Largest Annual Food and Beverage Exhibition in the Middle East

2017-02-20

Sri Lanka’s Participation at GULFOOD 2017, the Largest Annual Food and Beverage Exhibition in the Middle East

The 22nd edition of the GULFOOD 2017, the largest annual food and beverage trade show in the Middle East will kick off on February 26, 2017, at Dubai World Trade Center, with the participation of over 95,000 stakeholders including food and beverage manufacturers, suppliers and professionals as well as customers from across the world.

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Environment and Resource Sustainability in Gem Mining in Sri Lanka

2017-02-17

Environment and Resource Sustainability in Gem Mining in Sri Lanka

While the rest of the world believes in the extreme extraction of gems and diamonds using heavy machinery and state of art mining equipment, gem mining in Sri Lanka is mostly a labor of love heavily dependent on elbow grease and skill than any other machinery.

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EDB in fresh push to boost gem and jewellery in Thailand

2017-02-14

EDB in fresh push to boost gem and jewellery in Thailand

The Export Development Board (EDB) entered into a promotional agreement with Thai Trade Centre Chennai (TTCC) on 7 February to further develop two-way trade between Sri Lanka and Thailand.

The agreement that was entered into between EDB and TTCC was a result of long and effective discussions between the Sri Lanka Embassy in Thailand, EDB, NGJA and SLGJA. The agreement was signed in the presences of the Ambassador for Thailand in Sri Lanka Nopporn Adchariyavanich at the EDB in Colombo.

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Sri Lanka's Skilled IT professionals

2017-02-06

Sri Lanka's Skilled IT professionals

With 30 Sri Lankans out of each 100 having access to the internet and one in four households in the country owning at least one computer, Sri Lanka is making strides in increasing IT literacy among school children and youth across the island.

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Visit Sri Lanka Pavilion at PRODEXPO 2017, Moscow, Russia

2017-02-03

Visit Sri Lanka Pavilion at PRODEXPO 2017, Moscow, Russia

The Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) with the coordination of Sri Lanka Embassy in Moscow is organizing a 10 member delegation at the PRODEXPO International Exhibition to be held from 06th to 10th February 2017 at Moscow, Expocentre, Russian Federation.

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National Strategy for Exports.

2017-02-02

National Strategy for Exports.

The Export Development Board (EDB) has initiated action on the preparation of a National Export Strategy (NES) for the next five years. The EDB is empowered by the Sri Lanka Export development Act to prepare a national Export strategy.

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