Considering Sri Lanka’s reputation for its manufacturing excellence with extensive operations in South Asia, the Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) in collaboration with Sri Lanka Missions in the USA organized the Sri Lanka Country pavilion at “Sourcing at Magic Exhibition” in Las Vegas, USA, which was held recently with the participation of eleven (11) Sri Lankan companies.
A Fundamental Course on Hand Soldering and a Practical Workshop on Electro Static Discharge (ESD) and Electronic Assembly was held on 13th February 2024 at the Department of Electronic & Telecommunication Engineering, University of Moratuwa, in association with IPC India, Sri Lanka Export Development Board (SLEDB), and Sri Lanka Electronic Manufacturers and Exporters Association (SLEMEA). This event was held for the second consecutive year.
In Sri Lanka’s pursuit of transforming into a high-income country by 2048 involving trade negotiations with countries like Thailand, the Sri Lanka Thailand Free Trade Agreement (SLTFTA), was signed, during the visit of Thai Prime Minister Hon. Srettha Thavisin and his delegation of business dignitaries today (03/02/2024) at the Presidential Secretariat.
The Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB), in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Apparel Sourcing Association (SLASA), the Sri Lanka High Commission in the UK, and the Joint Apparel Association Forum (JAAF), is organizing the 'Sourced Sri Lanka – Textile & Apparel Roadshow' scheduled to take place June 2024 in London.
Sri Lanka’s total exports reached US$ 14.94 Bn in 2023 including merchandise exports (US$ 11.85Bn) and estimated service exports (US$ 3.08 Bn). It is only a 0.39 % decline when compare to the value recorded in previous year (US$ 14.99 Bn). Estimated increase in service exports is around 63%.
A collaborative effort led by the Export Development Board (EDB) alongside Sri Lankan Universities, The Tropical Ornamental Fish Association and Sri Lanka Ornamental Fish Farmers’ Association have organized a one-day workshop on 11th January 2024. The main aim of this workshop was to help improve the export potential of ornamental fish, support grassroots development, and enhance the abilities of exporters.
Colombo, Sri Lanka, January 17, 2023—In an effort to better position and promote high quality exports of Ceylon Cinnamon, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) together with the Ministry of Plantation Industries and Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) recognized the first batch of Geographical Indication (GI) certified Ceylon Cinnamon growers in the country.
In its continuous commitment to advancing the interests of exporters, the Export Development Board (EDB) stands out as the premier organization dedicated to the development and promotion of exports. As part of its dynamic approach to fostering global trade, EDB is actively engaged in identifying and cultivating potential markets for exporters worldwide.
In a Strategic move to promote International Fair Trade and foster global cooperation, Sri Lanka officially signed the Framework of Cooperation (FOC) with international fair trade networks in Colombo recently. The signing ceremony, attended by representatives from major fair trade and supporting organizations, took place at the Colombo Ramada Hotel.
Ms. Safa Sharif A. Khaliq, the Chief Executive Officer of “Export Bahrain” together with Ms.Zainab Matrook from Marketing & Promotions section of “Export Bahrain” met Dr. Kingsley Bernard, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) on 08th January 2024. This official meeting was initiated by H.E H.M.G.R.R.K.Wijeratne Mendis, The Ambassador of Sri Lanka in Bahrain.