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    • 2020-07-09`

      Spa Ceylon crosses 100 stores globally

      Spa Ceylon has reaffirmed its position as the world’s largest luxury Ayurveda chain, with their 100th store recently opening in Lisbon, Portugal, followed by the 101st in Warsaw, Poland and 102nd in Bratislava, Slovakia.

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    • 2020-07-07`

      The New Paradigm in Sri Lanka Tourism: Exploring the untapped potential of Sri Lanka’s wellness sector

      An esteemed panel of local and international experts from the wellness tourism industry have agreed that Sri Lanka has all the necessary attributes to become a leading global wellness player. The comments were made during the first session of a three-part webinar series, held on 3rd July, highlighting the untapped potential of Sri Lanka’s wellness tourism sector.

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    • 2020-07-03`

      EDB steps up efforts to preserve Ceylon Cinnamon

      The Export Development Board (EDB) is stepping up efforts to further preserve Ceylon Cinnamon, with plans to establish an Internal Control Mechanism.

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    • 2020-07-02`

      EDB steps up support for organic exports

      The Export Development Board (EDB) has stepped up its support for organic exports, initiating a funding scheme for growers and processors.

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    • 2020-06-23`

      Despite COVID 19 pandemic Sri Lanka’s global image rose phenomenally

      Sri Lanka Export Development Board’s Director of the Export Agriculture Division Malani Baddegamage in an interview with Daily News Finance yesterday, stressed that Sri Lanka’s global image rose phenomenally following the outbreak of COVID 19 as buyers were convinced with the manner that the Government controlled the spread of global pandemic.

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    • 2020-06-22`

      Export Performance – May 2020

      Merchandise exports for the month of May 2020 has bounced back to US$ 602 Mn, compared to the previous month of April which was only US $ 277 Mn according to the customs provisional statistics.

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    • 2020-06-09`

      Expo 2020 Dubai postponed by a year

      Expo 2020 Dubai is gearing up to help shape a post-pandemic world and create a better future for all after a two-thirds majority of Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) Member States voted in favour of postponing the next World Expo by one year.  This global mega event will now run from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022.

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    • 2020-06-03`

      Fast-tracking export resilience: Renewed thinking, renewed strategies

      Exports play an important role in a country’s economy as they influence the level of growth, employment and balance of payments. For Sri Lanka, the focus on exports is now more important than ever, as the island nation looks to bring in foreign currency to boost the economy.

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    • 2020-05-21`

      Export Performance – April 2020

      According to Customs monthly provisional exports statistics, merchandize export earnings have recorded a historical decrease by nearly 64% to US $ 277.4 Mn from US $ 772.57 Mn documented in April 2019.

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  • From EDB Blog

    • 2020-04-30

      Herbs that Heal - Health Benefits of Herbs and Spices from Sri Lanka

      From Ceylon Cinnamon to Ceylon Tea, Turmeric, and Ginger; herbs from Sri Lanka have long been known to have a boosting effect on our immune system. Whether made into a bitter, consumed with food or beverage and used as a spice these herbs and ingredients have been repeatedly proven to support the immune system function, and boost resistance to infection.

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    • 2020-04-23

      Leveraging the Unique Sri Lankan Brand in Export Development

      Sri Lanka, the celebrated Spice Island, is the proud country of origin of some of the world's highest-quality spices and is among the top spice exporting countries in the world.

      To protect the integrity of Sri Lankan spice exports and provide a convenient mean of identification for spices made in Sri Lanka the Sri Lanka Export Development Board has acquired and developed the ‘Ceylon Spices’ brand and geographic indication for five types of spices exported from Sri Lanka, which acts as a proof quality and flavour that is unique to the terroir of Sri Lanka.

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    • 2020-02-26

      Ayurveda in Sri Lanka

      Ayurveda is believed (with good reason) to be an eternal science that first existed in the universal consciousness (Brahma) before it was passed from the creator to the ancient Indian mystics through meditation. The roots of Ayurveda go deep into the antiquity. Many of the foods and spices associated with Ayurvedic cuisine, including rice, lentils, urad dal, ginger, and turmeric, were already being cultivated during this period.

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    • 2020-02-03

      Meet with Sri Lankan Organic food product Exporters at BioFach 2020

      BioFach, the world´s leading Trade Fair for Organic Food, combined with VIVANESS International Trade Fair for Natural and Organic Personal Care, is an important business event, an emotional event for the sector, and both a get-together and an opportunity for positioning.

      Sri Lanka Export Development Board is organising Sri Lanka country Pavilion at BioFach 2020 to be held from February 12-15 at Nuremberg Exhibition Centre, Nuremberg, Germany. Fifteen (15) Food & Beverage Exporters from Sri Lanka will be showcasing their products at Sri Lanka Country Pavilion to be housed at "Stand No. -3A-414 of Hall No. 3A.

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    • 2020-02-03

      Meet with Sri Lankan Food and Beverages Exporters at Gulfood 2020

      “From fascinating new flavours to industry-shifting innovations and multi-million dollar export deals, Gulfood is the place to experience all the key moments driving the F&B industry forward and to see all the mega-trends come alive, like never before.” And 2020 marks the 25th edition of Gulfood to be hosted with the timely theme “Rethinking Food” from February 16-20, 2020 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

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  • Trade Fairs & Exhibitions

    • FACETS Sri Lanka International Gem & Jewellery show

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

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    • Expo 2020 Dubai

      EXPO 2020 Dubai, the most anticipated global mega trade event in the Gulf region, has been rescheduled to run from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022 in view of the COVID-19 outbreak. It’s gearing up to help shape a post-pandemic world and create a better future for all.

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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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    • EOI - Establishment of Internal Control Mechanism for Ceylon Cinnamon GI

      EOI - Establishment of Internal Control Mechanism for Ceylon Cinnamon GI

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