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    • 2020-01-27`

      EDB Chairman, leading IT/software firms discuss ways to boost exports

      EDB Chairman Prabhash Subasinghe had a discussion with the leaders of the country’s top IT/BPO/Software companies last week as part of a series of initial meetings he had launched with the various export sectors of the nation since assuming office last month.

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    • 2020-01-23`


      Vega Innovations, a subsidiary of CodeGen International (Pvt) Ltd., creates history once again as the Vega EVX, Sri Lanka’s and South Asia’s first fully Electric Supercar is shipped out to Switzerland, to be unveiled at the 90th Geneva International Motor Show, 5-15 March 2020. The vehicle was shipped from the Colombo harbour on Sunday the 19th of January 2020 and will reach its destination in late February.

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    • 2020-01-22`

      International exposure for Sri Lankan boat manufacturers at ‘Boot Show’ – Dusseldorf, Germany

      The delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Sri Lanka (AHK Sri Lanka) together with the Export Development Board (EDB) organised the first-ever Sri Lankan pavilion at the world’s leading boat exhibition ‘Boot Show’ in Dusseldorf, Germany.

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    • 2020-01-20`

      EDB Chairman meets country’s leading apparel exporters

      Mr.Prabhash Subasinghe, the newly appointed Chairman of the Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB), met with the nation’s leading apparel exporters last Friday (17th) at the board premises.

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    • 2020-01-17`

      Merchandise exports top US$ 10.7 bn in first 11 months

      The total value of merchandise exports of the country for first 11 months of 2019 was recorded at US$ 10.7 Bn according to the provisional statistics. This is a US$ 180 Mn increase in value and a 1.7% growth when compared to the similar period of the previous year.

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    • 2020-01-03`

      EDB's new Chairman meets leaders of top export sectors

      Prabhash Subasinghe, Chairman & Chief Executive, EDB, met with the country’s leading exporters yesterday at the Board premises. Twenty-five exporters covering the country’s main export sectors attended this meeting.

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    • 2019-12-20`

      New Chairman and Chief Executive of the EDB assumes duties

      Prabash Subasinghe, a well-known entrepreneur, assumed duties as the new Chairman of the Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) yesterday (19th). He said that he was proud to be a Sri Lankan and intends to take every possible step to take Sri Lanka to the world. “I am quite honoured to take up this position because I have dedicated my entire life to take Sri Lanka to the world through my numerous business ventures. Now with this appointment, I get the opportunity to take the entire export sector of Sri Lanka to the world”, the newly appointed EDB Chairman remarked.

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    • 2019-12-17`

      EDB’s role in promoting Ayurveda services

      Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB), has identified the export value of the Sri Lankan Ayurveda services back in 2013 and facilitated the International Trade Centre (ITC) to carry out a Study on Sri Lankan Health Tourism industry.

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    • 2019-12-12`

      Sri Lankan exporters get insights to GCC product standards

      A workshop to educate Sri Lankan exporters on GCC product standards was held at the EDB Auditorium on 20 November with the participation of more than 100 stakeholders engaged in several sectors.

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    • FACETS Sri Lanka International Gem & Jewellery show

      FACETS Sri Lanka is the flagship event of the Sri Lanka Gem and Jewellery Association and ithas become a benchmark for the Gem & Jewellery industry.

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    • Organize Sri Lanka participation at SIAL India 2020

      Sri Lanka promoted its confectionery, fresh fruits and processed food products at the Second edition of the SIAL India 2019

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    • Expo 2020 Dubai

      When His Highness the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai invited Sri Lanka to participate at the Expo 2020 Dubai, Hon. Prime Minister of Sri Lanka accepted the invitation on behalf of the Government and the people of Sri Lanka

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    • Invitation for Cinnamon Stakeholders for Ceylon Cinnamon Geographical Indication Association (CCGIA)

      Industry stakeholders to obtain Geographical Indication (GI) for “Ceylon cinnamon" in the European Union (EU) covering five districts, namely, Galle, Matara, Kaluthara, Rathnapura and Hambanthota. We wish to extend a cordial invitation to cinnamon industry stakeholders including growers, manufacturers, traders and exporters in Galle, Matara, Kaluthara, Rathnapura and Hambanthota districts and cinnamon products originated from said districts to register with the GI Association and actively participate in the establishment & implementation of the Ceylon Cinnamon GI Association.

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    • Invitation to Become an Exhibitor at the Trade Show - Tyre Cologne 2020

      EDB in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Embassy in Germany and the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Sri Lanka proposes to organize Sri Lanka’s Participation of Sri Lankan Tyre Manufacturers/exporters at the “Tyre Cologne 2020” in Cologne, Germany from 9th to 12th June 2020.

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    • Workshop on Automobile Component Manufacturing Industry Requirements, International Standards and New Technology Improvements.

      The EDB proposes to organize a half a day workshop for Automobile component manufacturing industry to share the knowledge acquired on industry requirements, international standards and new technological improvements in the industry.

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