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SLEMEA - SLEDB Business Conference 2018 for electronics and electrical sector

2018-02-15/ http://www.ft.lk/business/SLEMEA---SLEDB-Business-Conference-2018-for-electronics-and-electrical-sector/34-649577

SLEMEA - SLEDB Business Conference 2018 for electronics and electrical sector

Sri Lanka Electronics Manufacturers and Exporters Association (SLEMEA), in collaboration with Sri Lanka Export Development Board (SLEDB) recently organised a business conference for the Sri Lankan electronics and electrical industry to highlight the importance of the sector in the export market. The conference was held at the EDB and drew around 70 participants.

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EDB’s ICT/BPM sector national brand launch

2018-02-14/ Ceylon Today

EDB’s ICT/BPM sector national brand launch

The official brand launch of the Sri Lanka ICT/BPM sector, organized by the Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) with Asian Development Bank (ADB) using technical assistance funding from the Japan Fund, will be held at the Lotus Conference Room, BMICH, on 15-02-2018.

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EDB, SLGJA partner to attract innovative jewellery design talent

2018-02-08/ http://www.ft.lk/business/EDB--SLGJA-partner-to-attract-innovative-jewellery-design-talent/34-649034

EDB, SLGJA partner to attract innovative jewellery design talent

Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) and Sri Lanka Gem and Jewellery Association (SLGJA) in collaboration with Academy of Design (AOD) launched a One Year Diploma in Jewellery Designing............

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Rattan Craft to intensify handicraft exports

2018-02-08/ http://dailynews.lk/2018/02/08/business/142213/rattan-craft-intensify-handicraft-exports

Rattan Craft to intensify handicraft exports

Sri Lanka is a fertile ground for handicraft artisans.  It is no secret that the creations of their hands are invincible in the world...........

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Highlights of Sri Lanka-Singapore FTA which makes watershed in Sri Lankan economy

2018-02-06/ http://www.ft.lk/business/Highlights-of-Sri-Lanka-Singapore-FTA-which-makes-watershed--in-Sri-Lankan-economy/34-648827

Highlights of Sri Lanka-Singapore FTA which makes watershed in Sri Lankan economy

On 23 January, Sri Lanka marked a significant watershed in the development of its economy when it signed a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Singapore after 18 months of negotiations between the trade negotiation teams of both countries.

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UK delegation visits EDB

2018-02-01/ http://www.ft.lk/business/UK-delegation-visits-EDB/34-648504

UK delegation visits EDB

A group of UK Parliamentarians headed by MP Ranil Jayawardena visited EDB recently and discussed the current trade scenario as well as the future potential......

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Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers trade delegation visit to EDB

2018-01-30/ http://www.ft.lk/business/Federation-of-Malaysian-Manufacturers-trade-delegation-visit-to-EDB/34-648394

Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers trade delegation visit to EDB

At the request by the Sri Lanka High Commission in Malaysia the EDB met the trade delegation from Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) on 23 January 2018 at EDB....

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Lanka Rubber Global Consortium debuts to boost exports

2018-01-18/ http://www.ft.lk/front-page/Lanka-Rubber-Global-Consortium-debuts-to-boost-exports/44-647522

Lanka Rubber Global Consortium debuts to boost exports

A unique Lanka Rubber Global Consortium was launched yesterday (17-01-2018) to boost the industry’s exports under a groundbreaking multi-stakeholder initiative.

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Significant growth in exports in Jan-Nov 2017

2018-01-18

Significant growth in exports in Jan-Nov 2017

Exports continued to record growth momentum for eight of 11 months of 2017 compared to 2016, the Exports Development Board (EDB) said yesterday(17-01-2018).

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International fashion industry expert Donald Potard from Parson’s University in Paris visits Sri Lanka

2018-01-10/ http://www.ft.lk/business/International-fashion-industry-expert-Donald-Potard-from-Parson-s-University-in-Paris-visits-Sri-Lan/34-646945

International fashion industry expert Donald Potard from Parson’s University in Paris visits Sri Lanka

In line with the Export Development Board’s (EDB) efforts to promote the fashion design sector, EDB gave the opportunity for three Sri Lankan designers to promote their designs..........

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Iranian delegates visited to EDB

2018-01-08/ http://www.ft.lk/business/Iranian-delegates-visit-EDB/34-646880

Iranian delegates visited to EDB

A four-member Iranian delegation visited the Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) to discuss the potential for re-exportation of dehydrated grapes to the Middle Eastern market.......

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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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Collaborating To Compete: A new dawn to the Sri Lankan Rubber sector entities! – EDB/ADB Initiative

2017-12-25

Collaborating To Compete: A new dawn to the Sri Lankan Rubber sector entities! – EDB/ADB Initiative

Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) having collaborated with Asian Development Bank carried out a study to identify issues being encountered by companies in their value chains pertaining to few identified sectors in Sri Lanka such as Rubber,.....

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More Benefits to SMEs through Implementation of HNB - EDB Small and Medium Scale Export Credit Scheme

2017-12-21

More Benefits to SMEs through Implementation of HNB - EDB Small and Medium Scale Export Credit Scheme

Hatton National Bank (HNB) in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) has introduced a new export credit scheme for the benefit of small and medium-scale exporters in Sri Lanka.

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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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Sri Lanka breeds Arowana (lucky fish) successfully in Polonnaruwa.

2017-12-12

Sri Lanka breeds Arowana (lucky fish) successfully in Polonnaruwa.

For the first time in Sri Lanka, successful captive breeding of Asian arowana (Scleropages formosus) has been recorded in the Polonnaruwa district recently. The species is considered as a high valued ornamental fish in the international market and the local market as well.

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EDB promotes global value chain linking automobile component manufacturing sector with Thailand

2017-12-12

EDB promotes global value chain linking automobile component manufacturing sector with Thailand

The global trading environment is changing rapidly with global production networks and global value chains. The developments are a result of product fragmentation; cross boarder dispersion of component production/assembly. Each country specializes in a particular stage of production sequence and trades the value added components which ultimately results in the final product.

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Turkey’s DeriDesen interested in starting production in Sri Lanka

2017-12-08/ http://www.ft.lk/business/Turkey-s-DeriDesen-interested-in-starting-production-in-Sri-Lanka/34-644796

Turkey’s DeriDesen interested in starting production in Sri Lanka

Istanbul-based Turkish label manufacturer DeriDesen has expressed interest in starting a production plant in Sri Lanka.

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Strong uptick in exports and FDIs, latest 2017 data shows

2017-12-08/ http://www.dailymirror.lk/article/Strong-uptick-in-exports-and-FDIs-latest-data-shows-141816.html

Strong uptick in exports and FDIs, latest 2017 data shows

As Sri Lanka’s pro-growth reforms gather pace, amidst an improving external economic environment, exports and Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) have shown substantial increases this year compared to last year, the Development Strategy and International Trade Ministry said.

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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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