Export Development Board (EDB) of Sri Lanka, as the main trade promotion agency of the country, seeks to enable and promote the ever-growing community of Sri Lankan exporters.
The mission of the Sri Lanka Export Development Board (SLEDB) is to be the nation’s leading catalyst organization for the development and promotion of products and services for exports, to enhance global competitiveness, maximize export earnings and achieve national economic goals.
EDB act as a Knowledge provider to the Exporter community by capturing, developing, sharing, and effectively disseminating organizational knowledge.
The EDB acts as a promoter by implementing integrated product market development programmes for the Sri Lanka exporters to be competitive in their existing markets and also encouraging them to enter new markets.
The EDB act as a catalyst organization to promote Research and Development and also to introduce high tech and value-added products to Sri Lankan export product basket.
In order to achieve our objectives, SLEDB has launched a series of ambitious programs including;
Our trade information and intelligence facilities for the export community include;
SLEDB organizes appropriate market promotion activities such as participation in international trade fairs, exhibitions, single country exhibitions, inward buying missions, outward promotion missions, contact promotion programmes, roadshows, and promotion efforts to promote Sri Lankan trade and services around the world.
In addition, SLEDB also follow;
SLEDB provide inputs for international trade agreements and identify existing trade channels in markets and select appropriate methods for export promotion. In addition, we implement programmes to motivate and obtain the services of overseas trade-related agencies and the Sri Lankan diaspora to promote Sri Lankan products and services. SLEDB also function as a facilitator to clear market entry barriers for Sri Lankan products.
SLEDB coordinate with all export and industry sector stakeholders such as government ministries, departments, institutions and private sector export specific organizations and associations to facilitate export and resolve export-related issues and network and coordinate with all trade-related international and local agencies.