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Global wellness tourism expert Dr. Linser to meet Lankan industry at EDB seminar

2018-02-27/ http://www.ft.lk/travel-tourism/Global-wellness-tourism-expert-Dr--Linser-to-meet-Lankan-industry-at-EDB-seminar-today/27-650215

Global wellness tourism expert Dr. Linser to meet Lankan industry at EDB seminar

The Sri Lanka Exports Development Board (EDB) has invited Linser Hospitality Austria Managing Director Dr. Franz Linser, who is an internationally renowned wellness tourism expert, to conduct a seminar and consultancy session to the Sri Lankan Wellness Tourism service sector.

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ExIm & Logistics Challenge Trophy launched

2018-02-26/ http://www.ft.lk/shippingaviation/ExIm---Logistics-Challenge-Trophy-launched/21-650127

ExIm & Logistics Challenge Trophy launched

The Shippers’ Academy Colombo (SAC) in association with the Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) has launched a new corporate quiz for the ExIm & Logistics Trophy for the first time.

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EDB holds a Seminar for the Electronics and Electrical Sector Exporters and Potential Exporters

2018-02-22/ http://www.dailymirror.lk/article/EDB-holds-seminar-for-electronics-and-electrical-sector-exporters--146272.html

EDB holds a Seminar for the Electronics and Electrical Sector Exporters and Potential Exporters

The Export Development Board (EDB) organised a seminar for the electronics and electrical sector exporters and potential exporters in Sri Lanka to make them aware on the recent developments of the industry and the market linkages and trade and tariff concessions in identified regional markets. About 35 participants from the electronics and electrical sector attended this seminar held at the EDB.

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Success story of an unsuccessful 200 attempts to can king coconut water

2018-02-19/ http://www.dailynews.lk/2018/02/19/business/143132/success-story-unsuccessful-200-attempts-can-king-coconut-water

Success story of an unsuccessful 200 attempts to can king coconut water

Hela Coco Inventor Hareendra Mahakumara endeavouring to establish a local brand among international soft drink brands said he was unsuccessful 200 times in his attempts to can king coconut water.

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Island of Ingenuity national brand for ICT/BPM launched

2018-02-16/ http://www.ft.lk/front-page/Island-of-Ingenuity-national-brand-for-ICT-BPM-launched/44-649571

Island of Ingenuity national brand for ICT/BPM launched

Sri Lanka’s latest national branding attempt for the ICT/BPM sector ‘IOI - Island of Ingenuity’ was officially launched yesterday, with the Government assuring a Rs. 300 million investment to create a global centre of excellence in high-end product engineering, IP creation and Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO).

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SLEMEA - SLEDB Business Conference 2018 for electronics and electrical sector

2018-02-15/ http://www.ft.lk/business/SLEMEA---SLEDB-Business-Conference-2018-for-electronics-and-electrical-sector/34-649577

SLEMEA - SLEDB Business Conference 2018 for electronics and electrical sector

Sri Lanka Electronics Manufacturers and Exporters Association (SLEMEA), in collaboration with Sri Lanka Export Development Board (SLEDB) recently organised a business conference for the Sri Lankan electronics and electrical industry to highlight the importance of the sector in the export market. The conference was held at the EDB and drew around 70 participants.

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EDB’s ICT/BPM sector national brand launch

2018-02-14/ https://ceylontoday.lk/print20170401CT20170630.php?id=40607

EDB’s ICT/BPM sector national brand launch

The official brand launch of the Sri Lanka ICT/BPM sector, organized by the Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) with Asian Development Bank (ADB) using technical assistance funding from the Japan Fund, will be held at the Lotus Conference Room, BMICH, on 15-02-2018.

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EDB, SLGJA partner to attract innovative jewellery design talent

2018-02-08/ http://www.ft.lk/business/EDB--SLGJA-partner-to-attract-innovative-jewellery-design-talent/34-649034

EDB, SLGJA partner to attract innovative jewellery design talent

Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) and Sri Lanka Gem and Jewellery Association (SLGJA) in collaboration with Academy of Design (AOD) launched a One Year Diploma in Jewellery Designing............

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Rattan Craft to intensify handicraft exports

2018-02-08/ http://dailynews.lk/2018/02/08/business/142213/rattan-craft-intensify-handicraft-exports

Rattan Craft to intensify handicraft exports

Sri Lanka is a fertile ground for handicraft artisans.  It is no secret that the creations of their hands are invincible in the world...........

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Highlights of Sri Lanka-Singapore FTA which makes watershed in Sri Lankan economy

2018-02-06/ http://www.ft.lk/business/Highlights-of-Sri-Lanka-Singapore-FTA-which-makes-watershed--in-Sri-Lankan-economy/34-648827

Highlights of Sri Lanka-Singapore FTA which makes watershed in Sri Lankan economy

On 23 January, Sri Lanka marked a significant watershed in the development of its economy when it signed a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Singapore after 18 months of negotiations between the trade negotiation teams of both countries.

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UK delegation visits EDB

2018-02-01/ http://www.ft.lk/business/UK-delegation-visits-EDB/34-648504

UK delegation visits EDB

A group of UK Parliamentarians headed by MP Ranil Jayawardena visited EDB recently and discussed the current trade scenario as well as the future potential......

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