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Collaborating To Compete: A new dawn to the Sri Lankan Rubber sector entities! – EDB/ADB Initiative

2017-12-25

Collaborating To Compete: A new dawn to the Sri Lankan Rubber sector entities! – EDB/ADB Initiative

Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) having collaborated with Asian Development Bank carried out a study to identify issues being encountered by companies in their value chains pertaining to few identified sectors in Sri Lanka such as Rubber,.....

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More Benefits to SMEs through Implementation of HNB - EDB Small and Medium Scale Export Credit Scheme

2017-12-21

More Benefits to SMEs through Implementation of HNB - EDB Small and Medium Scale Export Credit Scheme

Hatton National Bank (HNB) in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) has introduced a new export credit scheme for the benefit of small and medium-scale exporters in Sri Lanka.

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Sri Lankan exporters strengthen their value proposition at EDB’s first Export Marketplace

2017-12-21/ http://www.ft.lk/business/Sri-Lankan-exporters-strengthen-their-value-proposition-at-EDB-s-first-Export-Marketplace/34-645674

Sri Lankan exporters strengthen their value proposition at EDB’s first Export Marketplace

Sri Lankan exporters, service providers, and buyers engaged in a full day pilot export marketplace organized by Sri Lanka Export Development Board, Dilmah Conservation and the World Bank Group. Three companies were awarded prizes of US$ 5000 each to strengthen their export value proposition.

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Sri Lanka breeds Arowana (lucky fish) successfully in Polonnaruwa.

2017-12-12

Sri Lanka breeds Arowana (lucky fish) successfully in Polonnaruwa.

For the first time in Sri Lanka, successful captive breeding of Asian arowana (Scleropages formosus) has been recorded in the Polonnaruwa district recently. The species is considered as a high valued ornamental fish in the international market and the local market as well.

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EDB promotes global value chain linking automobile component manufacturing sector with Thailand

2017-12-12

EDB promotes global value chain linking automobile component manufacturing sector with Thailand

The global trading environment is changing rapidly with global production networks and global value chains. The developments are a result of product fragmentation; cross boarder dispersion of component production/assembly. Each country specializes in a particular stage of production sequence and trades the value added components which ultimately results in the final product.

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Turkey’s DeriDesen interested in starting production in Sri Lanka

2017-12-08/ http://www.ft.lk/business/Turkey-s-DeriDesen-interested-in-starting-production-in-Sri-Lanka/34-644796

Turkey’s DeriDesen interested in starting production in Sri Lanka

Istanbul-based Turkish label manufacturer DeriDesen has expressed interest in starting a production plant in Sri Lanka.

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Strong uptick in exports and FDIs, latest 2017 data shows

2017-12-08/ http://www.dailymirror.lk/article/Strong-uptick-in-exports-and-FDIs-latest-data-shows-141816.html

Strong uptick in exports and FDIs, latest 2017 data shows

As Sri Lanka’s pro-growth reforms gather pace, amidst an improving external economic environment, exports and Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) have shown substantial increases this year compared to last year, the Development Strategy and International Trade Ministry said.

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Exploring new opportunities under Pakistan-SL FTA at Expo Pakistan

2017-12-05

Exploring new opportunities under Pakistan-SL FTA at Expo Pakistan

The Trade Development Authority functioning under the purview of Ministry of Commerce of Pakistan organised the 10th Expo Pakistan from 7 to 9 November at Karachi Expo Centre, Pakistan.

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