The world population is estimated to be 9 billion by 2050. The main concern arising with this rapidly escalating population is meeting the food requirements of the future. And this is where aquaculture comes in. More and more countries are leaning towards aquaculture – the practice of farming fisheries products as a solution to the food dilemma that seems to be inevitable. The global aquaculture market was valued at USD 285,359.7 million in 2019 and it is expected to grow at a steady pace in the coming decade.
Although Sri Lanka’s international reputation as a major apparel sourcing hub in the region eclipses the country’s textile manufacturing industry, it’s still too important to downplay. The textile manufactured in Sri Lanka is a major component of the export apparel value chain.
The line that separates technology from our lives disappeared long ago. With ground-breaking advancements in science and ICT fields, technology has become an inescapable aspect in our lives, one that we embrace wholeheartedly as it not only makes everything easier but also adds a splash of style into our digitized modern lives. Wearable technology, in particular, has emerged as an icon of chic luxury that blends technology and style.
The apparel industry is a dynamic contributor to the Sri Lankan economy. The quality of material has helped these garments to rise the ladder in the export markets. It has not always been this way for the sector since it had to start from a small beginning nearly three decades back.
Virtual Technical Training Programme on Advanced Technology for latex products
The EDB in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Association of manufacturers and Exporters of Rubber Products (SLAMERP) and the plastics and Rubber Institute of Sri Lanka (PRISL) proposes to organize a three day virtual training Program on Technological Advancement for Latex Rubber Product Manufacturing. to upgrade the knowledge of the Latex rubber products manufacturing industry by obtaigning the services of technical experts from locally & internationally. Register Now
The EDB will be organizing Sri Lanka’s participation at GULFOOD 2022 exhibition scheduled to be held from 13th – 17th February 2022 at the World Trade Centre, Dubai, UAE. GULFOOD is one of the largest Food & Beverage Exhibitions in the world which connect around 5,000 exhibitors and more than 100,000 visitors from over 200 countries.
Expression of Interest (EOI) - Recruitment of a Consultant / Firm to Carry Out a Feasibility Study on Marine & Offshore Services Sector
Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) invites expression of interest from qualified, experienced and eligible Consultant/Firm who is required to closely work with the industry and EDB to carry out a feasibility study on Market, Technical and Financial aspects for creation of business opportunities for lay-up / stacking facilities of vessels & related services in Sri Lankan Harbours with emphasis on Trincomalee Port.
Invitation for Cinnamon Industry Stakeholders to become members of the Ceylon Cinnamon GI Association (CCGIA)
Export Development Board together with the Department of Export Agriculture (DOEA) wishes to extend a cordial invitation to islandwide cinnamon industry stakeholders (growers, processors, traders and exporters) to become members of the Ceylon Cinnamon GI Association (CCGIA) to share the benefits of promoting Cinnamon as the first GI product of Sri Lanka.