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EDB awareness program for Southern Province entrepreneurs to establish 2000 exporters by 2020

2018-05-16/ http://www.ft.lk/business/EDB-awareness-program-for-Southern-Province-entrepreneurs-to-establish-2-000-exporters-by-2020/34-655151

EDB awareness program for Southern Province entrepreneurs to establish 2000 exporters by 2020

Sri Lanka Export Development Board organised an awareness program for the entrepreneurs of the Southern Province on the national program to establish 2,000 new exporters. The program was held at the Sanaya Hotel, Matara on Friday, 11 May.

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“Why be an employee without being a generator of employment” ?

2018-03-14/ https://www.dailynews.lk/2018/03/14/business/145430/%E2%80%9Cwhy-be-employee-without-being-generator-employment%E2%80%9D

“Why be an employee without being a generator of employment” ?

Samantha Mirando, who did not take up the state position due to him after being graduated and became successful in the entrepreneurship field.

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Australian High Commissioner calls for gender equality, empowerment in Sri Lanka

2018-03-09/ http://www.ft.lk/special-report/Australian-HC-calls-for-gender-equality--empowerment-in-SL/22-650848

Australian High Commissioner calls for gender equality, empowerment in Sri Lanka

As Sri Lanka posts one of the lowest female workforce participation rates of any comparable country, Australian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Bryce Hutchesson yesterday called on all stakeholders to promote gender equality and empowerment to unleash the potential of women in business

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Nagano Employers’ Association visits EDB to Enhance Trade Relations between Sri Lanka and Japan

2018-01-04

Nagano Employers’ Association visits EDB to Enhance Trade Relations between Sri Lanka and Japan

A delegation from Nagano Employers’ Association in Nagano Prefecture, Japan visited Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) with the objective of increasing awareness on Sri Lankan key export products and services...........

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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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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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EDB organises Sri Lanka Pavilion at 14th China-ASEAN Expo, Nanning, China

2017-10-31/ http://www.ft.lk/business/EDB-organises-Sri-Lanka-Pavilion-at-14th--China-ASEAN-Expo--Nanning--China/34-642330

EDB organises Sri Lanka Pavilion at 14th China-ASEAN Expo, Nanning, China

The Export Development Board (EDB) organised Sri Lanka’s participation at the 14th China-ASEAN Expo (CAEXPO) in Nanning, China from 12-15 September in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Consulate in Guangzhou.

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EDB participates in Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-Commerce and the Digital Economy

2017-10-30/ http://www.ft.lk/it-telecom-tech/EDB-participates-in-Intergovernmental-Group-of-Experts-on-E-Commerce-and-the-Digital-Economy/50-642443

EDB participates in Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-Commerce and the Digital Economy

Information and communications technologies (ICTs) are playing an increasingly important role in the implementation of the digitalisation of economic activities and trade which can support productive activities, decent job creation, entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, and encourage the formalisation and growth of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises, including through access to ICT-enabled financial services.

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World Export Development Forum 2017 kicks off in Hungary today

2017-10-25/ http://www.ft.lk/top-story/World-Export-Development-Forum-kicks-off-in-Hungary-today/26-642182

World Export Development Forum 2017 kicks off in Hungary today

The 2017 edition of the annual World Export Development Forum (WEDF) kicks off today in Budapest, Hungary under the theme ‘Trade – A Force for Good: Include, Innovate, Integrate’.

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EDB organized a seminar for Women Entrepreneurs in Monaragala.

2017-10-12

EDB organized a seminar for Women Entrepreneurs in Monaragala.

The EDB organized a seminar for Women Entrepreneurs on Thursday, 21st September 2017 in District Secretariat, Monaragala with the objective of development of women entrepreneurs to enter to the international market.

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EDB RENEWS PARTNERSHIP WITH PUM NETHERLANDS UNDER A LETTER OF UNDERSTANDING (LOU) TO ASSIST EXPORT ORIENTED SME ENTERPRISES

2017-09-08

EDB RENEWS PARTNERSHIP WITH PUM NETHERLANDS UNDER A LETTER OF UNDERSTANDING (LOU) TO ASSIST EXPORT ORIENTED SME ENTERPRISES

The EDB entered into a Letter of Understanding (LoU) with the PUM Netherlands Senior Experts with a view to supporting particularly export oriented Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) by obtaining services of PUM experts from mainly Europe in the areas of technology transfer, process improvement, product development, capacity building and training needs.

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EDB organises seminar for women entrepreneurs in Vavuniya

2017-08-01/ http://www.ft.lk/article/632605/EDB-organises-seminar-for-women-entrepreneurs-in-Vavuniya

EDB organises seminar for women entrepreneurs in Vavuniya

EDB organised a seminar for women entrepreneurs on Thursday, 20 July in District Secretariat, Vavuniya with the objective of developing women entrepreneurs to enter to the international market.

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‘Well documented scientific evidence vital for Ayurveda industry boom’: Rajitha

2015-07-04

‘Well documented scientific evidence vital for Ayurveda industry boom’: Rajitha

Minister of Health and Indigenous Medicine, Rajitha Senaratne, stressed the need for proper documentation and scientific evidence to exist within the practice of native alternative medicine in order for it to be shipped to international markets.

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Japanese smiling on Lanka Ayurveda

2014-05-19

Japanese smiling on Lanka Ayurveda

Sri Lanka’s Ayurveda healthcare is garnering the attention of high end tourist market. “Lately, the Japanese travel sector has shown stronger interest in Sri Lanka’s Ayurveda tourism. Last week a Japanese Member of Parliament touring Sri Lanka also has expressed of Japan’s interest in Sri Lanka’s Ayurvedic care for Japanese medical tourists” revealed an upbeat Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce) on 16 May.

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EDB to develop medical, health tourism

2013-07-02

EDB to develop medical, health tourism

The Export Development Board (EDB) has identified the potential growth of global Medical Tourism sector and capability of Sri Lankan medical and health tourism providers. EDB has requested assistance of International Trade Center (ITC) to develop this sector.

Accordingly ITC decided to have a case study in Sri Lanka health /medical tourism sector to access the capabilities of Sri Lanka in this sector and to benchmark Sri Lankan capabilities compared to the global Medical Tourism Industry.

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