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Electronic and Electrical Sector breaks record with over US $ 422 mn export earnings in 2021Fac

2022-01-25

Electronic and Electrical Sector breaks record with over US $ 422 mn export earnings in 2021Fac

Electronic and Electrical Sector has recorded a 30% increase in its export earnings compared to $328mn recorded last year, despite COVID-pandemic challenges.

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Leading German importer urges Sri Lankan agri-product exporters to practice superior packaging to capture European markets

2022-01-19

Leading German importer urges Sri Lankan agri-product exporters to practice superior packaging to capture European markets

Jan Paul Bethke, a leading German importer of Sri Lankan fruits and tea, urged Sri Lankan agri-product exporters to practice effective and superior packaging if they are to be successful in terms of capturing markets in Europe. “If you package your product well, include a QR code (incorporating extensive details such as the farmer who grew products), and convey a personalised story, customers in advanced markets such as Germany and Europe would develop an affinity with your products”, Bethke noted. He made these remarks at a forum organised by the Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) on packaging and value addition strategies to enhance Sri Lanka’s agri-product exports to Germany on 12th January, 2022.

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EDB wins Bronze at “CA Sri Lanka’s APFASL Best Annual Reports & Accounts Awards 2021”

2022-01-06

EDB wins Bronze at “CA Sri Lanka’s APFASL Best Annual Reports & Accounts Awards 2021”

The Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) won the bronze award under the statutory board category at the Best Annual Report & Accounts Awards - 2021, organized by the Association of Public Finance Accountants of Sri Lanka (APFASL), which is the public wing of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka). This annual event recognizes and honours public sector institutions that demonstrate high-quality financial reporting. For 2021, the APFASL had received 97 applications from public sector institutions to compete for awards at the yearly event.

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