The recent developments in Sri Lanka’s infrastructure development and engineering have evoked a keener interest in the development of sustainable green buildings among construction companies in Sri Lanka.Centuries-old concerns about the tug o’ war between nature and manmade constructions have given rise to a concept of environment-friendly green buildings.
The end of the three-decade long war saw a sudden boost to the country’s logistics and transportation infrastructure positioning the country at the 73rd among the 138 countries for infrastructure development.
During Sri Lanka’s centuries-long history of offshore fishing, the country has been mainly dependent on the natural fish production within the 200 nautical miles of Exclusive Economic Zone situated in the Indian Ocean.According to Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), nearly 50% of the seafood consumed worldwide comes from aquaculture, while over 90% of Sri Lanka’s seafood is still caught wild.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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
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,