The 15th Exporters’ Forum chaired by State Minister of International Trade Sujeewa Senasinghe was held on Tuesday 14 August at the EDB Auditorium.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) organised a seminar and matchmaking program with the services of two Canadian marketing experts. The objective of the program is to increase awareness among Sri Lankan exporters on the Canadian market and to develop business linkages between Sri Lankan companies and buyers in Canada for increasing exports to Canada.
The EDB in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Association of Manufacturers and Exporters of Rubber Products (SLAMERP) and Plastic and Rubber Institute of Sri Lanka (PRISL) organised a two-day workshop from 13 to 14 July on product innovation, technology and R&D to upgrade the knowledge of the tyre manufacturers/exporters by obtaining the services of international technical experts.
The EDB organized a one hour Panel discussion with Madam Arancha Gonzalez - Executive Director/International Trade Centre, Geneva on “Which Way are Trade Winds Blowing? – Current and Future International Trade Scenario” on Friday 20th July 2018 from 9.00 am to 10.00 am at the Lotus Room at Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) for around 200 participants from the public & private sector stakeholders.
Opening a new chapter to link local exports to global value chains, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday launched the National Export Strategy (NES) as the latest Government effort to boost foreign exchange earnings and employment.
The much-awaited five-year National Export Strategy (NES) that lays emphasis on diversification of exports through strengthening of emerging sectors to chart the next export growth cycle of Sri Lanka will be unveiled under the patronage of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today (19-07-2018) at a ceremony at the Temple Trees, Colombo.
On the 18th of July 2018 at a press conference held at the OZO in Colombo, the Sri Lanka Gem & Jewelry Association announced the launch of the 28th edition of the FACETS International Gem & Jewelry Exhibition.
A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka, the Export Development Board of Sri Lanka and Business France today. (13 July 2018)
The NES is a comprehensive and carefully structured five-year strategy aimed at increasing exports and generating enhanced revenue for Sri Lanka’s SMEs and exporters. The implementation of this endeavour will witness the increasing of Sri Lanka’s export revenue to USD$ 28 billion by 2022.
Sri Lanka Association of Non- State Higher Education Institutes (SLANSHEI) is an umbrella organization formed in the year 2016 through the initiation of seven leading private institutes working for a common set of goals aimed at addressing the needs of the non-state higher education sector in the country. The seven founding members comprised of Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology ( SLIIT), Colombo International Nautical and Engineering College ( CINEC), Horizon Campus (HC), Asian Pacific Institute of Information Technology ( APIIT), Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka), Aquinas and South Asian Institute of Technology and Management (SAITM). Apart from these institutes, Saegis, KIU and Gateway Graduate School have currently gained its full membership.
The Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Embassy in Thailand organized a Technical Exposure and Capacity Building Programme for 13 export ready SMEs identified under 2000 New Exporters Development Programme including Women Entrepreneurs, coinciding with the “THAIFEX - World of Food Asia-2018” from May 28 to June 2, 2018 in Thailand.
The 14th Exporters’ Forum Chaired by Hon.Sujeewa Senasinghe’State Minister of International Trade was held on Friday 22nd June, 2018 at the EDB Auditorium.
There is an old saying, “Behind Every Successful Man, There is a Woman.” That is a proven truth in the Sri Lankan society. Nalin Herath, the proprietor of Ecoeye Lanka (Pvt) Ltd., is a man of courage.
Being the Strategic Partner of the Sri Lanka Investment and Business Conclave 2018 organized by the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC) 2018 from 19th to 21st June 2018, the EDB collaborated with CCC in organizing foreign buyers delegation for the event considering the benefits that will accrue to the development of exports through establishment of trade links, creating investment opportunities into the export sectors and image building efforts of the country.
The Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) yesterday said the National Export Strategy (NES) it has designed in collaboration with the export sector stakeholders is ready to be presented to the Cabinet of Ministers for approval.