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EDB relaunches ‘1000 start-up’ project to support IT/BPM industry to reach US $ 5bn export target

2018-08-28/ http://www.dailymirror.lk/article/EDB-relaunches-start-up-project-to-support-IT-BPM-industry-to-reach-US-bn-export-target-154629.html

EDB relaunches ‘1000 start-up’ project to support IT/BPM industry to reach US $ 5bn export target

The Export Development Board (EDB) on 27-08-2018 announced the relaunch of the ‘1000 start-up’ initiative, an effort taken towards diversifying Sri Lanka’s export basket and market.

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Sri Lanka Association of Printers Regional Seminar – Gampaha

2018-08-20

Sri Lanka Association of Printers Regional Seminar – Gampaha

Sri Lanka Association of Printers (SLAP) regularly organizes regional seminars in outstation cities targeting the printers in the category of Small and Medium Enterprisesas well as the prospective youth who are interested in starting their career in printing industry. The regional seminar of the 3rdquarter of the year organized by Sri Lanka Association of Printers (SLAP) was held on Saturday, 18th August 2018, at “Saketha MeduraHotel”, Gampaha. The seminar was a huge success and over 60 printersin medium and small enterprise categories, in Gampaha district and over 50 youth who were interested in joining the printing industry attended seminar.

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Sri Lankan electronics and electrical sector seeking opportunities in Malaysia and Singapore

2018-08-10/ http://www.ft.lk/business/Sri-Lankan-electronics-and-electrical-sector-seeking-opportunities-in-Malaysia-and-Singapore/34-660599

Sri Lankan electronics and electrical sector seeking opportunities in Malaysia and Singapore

Sri Lankan companies have gained more than 28 business leads, about 15 business alliances, joint venture opportunities coupled with market exposure, and studying new trends in technology and innovation by participating in the exposure visit cum business matchmaking programs to Malaysia and Singapore for the electronics and electrical sector organised by Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) in collaboration with High Commissions of Sri Lanka in Malaysia and Singapore from 16-21 July. 

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Sri Lanka on course for US$ 17.5 bn export target for 2018

2018-08-08/ http://www.dailynews.lk/2018/08/08/business/159079/sl-course-us-175-bn-export-target-2018

Sri Lanka on course for US$ 17.5 bn export target for 2018

Sri Lanka is on course to reach the 2018 export target of US$ 17.5 billion set up by the government, said Chairperson, Export Development Board, Indira Malwatte.

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My biggest problem today is insufficiency of waste material

2018-08-06

My biggest problem today is insufficiency of waste material

Sagara Ranga Liyanage, Managing Director of Earth Bond Creations, a company earning foreign exchange by turning waste into finished products, in a country where waste management has become a social issue.

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SLAMERP organises rubber testing workshop with Rubber Research Institute, Export Development Board

2018-08-01/ http://www.ft.lk/business/SLAMERP-organises-rubber-testing-workshop-with-Rubber-Research-Institute--Export-Development-Board/34-660025

SLAMERP organises rubber testing workshop with Rubber Research Institute, Export Development Board

The Sri Lanka Association of Manufacturers and Exporters of Rubber Products (SLAMERP) represents the manufacturers and exporters of rubber products in Sri Lanka, an industry with a history of over 100 years in exporting sophisticated rubber products to international markets.

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