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<p>Sri Lanka Export Development BoardInvites you to visit</p> <p>Sri Lanka Expo 2012</p> <p>March 28th - 30th in Colombo</p> <p>Population GDP in 2010 GDP real output growth</p> <p>Sri Lanka</p> <p>: 20.7 million : US$ Billion 49.5 : 8%</p> <p>Literacy rate Labor force Currency Total Trade in 2010 Total Exports Total Imports</p> <p>: 91.4% : 8.1 million : Sri LankanRupees (US$1=Rs.113) : USD$ 21.8 billion : USD$ 8.3 billion : USD$ 13.5 billion</p> <p>GDP composition by sector</p> <p>: Agriculture : 11.9%, Industry : 28.7% Services : 59.3% : US$ 2,399</p> <p>Per capita income 2010</p> <p>Major Export products:</p> <p>Garments, Ceylon Tea, Tyers &amp; Tubes, Fabricated Metal Products, Machinery &amp; Transport Equipment, Diamonds, Food &amp; Beverages, Tobacco, Gems, Fishery products, Coir products, Ceylon Cinnamon</p> <p>Major Import products:</p> <p>Petroleum Products, Fabricated Metal Products, Machinery and Transport Equipment, Woven Fabrics, Chemicals &amp; Plastics Products, Base Metal Products, Food, Beverages &amp; Tobacco</p> <p>Major Export Markets:Major Import Origins:</p> <p>USA, UK, Italy, Belgium, Germany, India, UAE, Russia, Netherlands, Iran, France, Japan India, Singapore, China, Iran, Hong Kong, United Arab Emirates, Canada, Thailand, United States, Malaysia, Belgium, Germany, Japan, United Kingdom</p> <p>Sri Lanka Export Development BoardThe Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) operates as the apex organization concerned with the task of promoting exports, and helping you to negotiate business with Sri Lanka either as a buyer or an importer. Functions of the EDB encompass a range of activities for promoting exports such as organizing buyer-seller meetings, holding exhibitions, providing essential information on trade to both foreign and Sri Lankan businessmen. Dedicated to the task of promoting exports for the benefit of exporters and importers alike, the full range of its services is provided free of charge.</p> <p>Chairman &amp; Chief ExecutiveNo. 42, Nawam Mawatha, Colombo 2, Sri Lanka. Tel: +94 11 2300712 / Fax: +94 11 2300715 E-mail: Web:</p> <p>Janaka Ratnayake</p> <p>Leading exportersAkbar Brothers Jafferjee Bros George Steuart Teas Ltd. Imperial Teas Pvt Ltd. Euro Scan Exports (Pvt) Ltd. (Mlesna) MJF Group (Dilmah) Stassen Exports Ltd. Colombo Tea Traders Association</p> <p>CEYLON TEACeylon tea with a history of 150 years is renowned all over the world for its quality. The brand Ceylon Tea invokes sensations of quality, aroma and a variety of flavours among discerning tea drinkers, the world over. Sri Lanka, the 3rd largest tea producing country in theworld, enjoys a 9% share of global tea production, andaccounts for 19% of the global exports.</p> <p>Sri Lanka Export Development</p> <p>Leading exportersBrandix Apparels Ltd. MAS Intimates (Pvt) Ltd. Omega Line Ltd. www.vincenzo.joppolo@ Smart Shirts Lanka Ltd. EAM Maliban Textiles (Pvt) Ltd. Sri Lanka Joint Apparel Association Forum (JAAF)</p> <p>GARMENTSGarments is the largest contributor to the export revenue of Sri Lanka. The industry upholds ethical practices, thus being known to the world as a producer of Garments Without Guilt. Children have no business in our business is just one of the principles governing Sri Lanka Apparels industry ethos. The others include providing a better quality of life to the workers through rural poverty alleviation, womens empowerment, education and initiatives to minimize damage to the environment. Sri Lanka possesses an impressive partnership portfolio including Marks &amp; Spencer, Victorias Secret, Gap, Levis,Next, Triumph, Reebok, Tommy Hilfiger, etc. Sri anka also enjoys the best of technology in the garment industry, including the worlds first eco-friendly Green Garment Factory.</p> <p>Sri Lanka Export Development</p> <p>Leading exportersBlue Diamonds Ltd Mushan International Gem Paradise Ellawala Exports Pvt. Ltd Zam Gems Pvt. Ltd www.zamgems.comSri Lanka Gems &amp; Jewellery Association</p> <p>GEMS &amp; JEWELLERYSri Lanka has long been known as the cradle of treasures for its precious, natural gemstones. The Country is blessed with over 150 varieties of blue, pink, yellow and golden sapphires, rubies, padmaradchas (padmaraga sapphire), star sapphires, star rubies, alexandrite, cats eyes, spinels, aquamarines, topaz, zircons, garnets, tourmalines, moonstones, quartz and a variety of other rare stones in addition to offering high quality hallmarked jewellery collections of silver, gold &amp; platinum.</p> <p></p> <p>Sri Lanka Export Development</p> <p>Leading exportersVirtusa (Pvt) Ltd. John Keells Holdings IFS Sri Lanka Ltd. WNS Global Services (Pvt) Ltd. hSenid Software International (Pvt) Ltd. Sri Lanka Association of Software and Service Companies</p> <p>IT &amp; BPO SERVICESSoftware testing, banking, financial, insurance and mobile application developments are some of the ICT products / services that are offered by Sri Lankan firms. In the BPO / KPO sector, Sri Lanka based companies offer services such as financial and accounting outsourcing, legal and engineering process outsourcing among others. In addition to above Professional Services sector in Sri Lanka offers services such as construction related services, Architects Quantity Surveyors and Herbal (spa) Health care services.</p> <p>Sri Lanka Export Development</p> <p>Leading exportersCeylon Biscuits Ltd. HJS Condiments Ltd. Nestle Lanka Ltd. Renuka Agro Export Ltd. Wichy Plantation Co. (Pvt) Ltd. Maliban Manufactories (Pvt) Ltd. Lanka Canneries Ltd.</p> <p>PROCESSED FOOD &amp; INGREDIENTSThe Sri Lankan processed food &amp; ingredients industry is well equipped to meet internationally accepted standards of quality and food safety requirements. Gherkin in brine is the major processed food product exported to Japan from Sri Lanka. Dried and roasted cashew, dehydrated fruits, desiccated coconut, coconut milk powder &amp; paste, virgin coconut oil,biscuits and confectionaries and salt in consumer packsare other major products exported from Sri Lanka to the international market.</p> <p>Sri Lanka Export Development</p> <p>Leading exportersGlobal Sea Foods Pvt Ltd Apollo Marine Intl (Pvt) Ltd Jay Sea Foods Processing Pvt Ltd Tropic Fishery (Pvt) Ltd Alpex Marine (Pvt) Ltd Seafood Exporters Association of Sri Lanka</p> <p>FISH &amp; FISHERYSri Lanka is a leading exporter of quality yellow fin and skipjack tuna in the Asian Region. Fresh &amp; chilled sashimi quality tuna is mainly exported to Japan. Sri Lanka also exports other seafood products such as prawns and lobsters which are delicacies in the Japanese market. The quality and taste of the fish in the territorial waters of Sri Lanka are unique and command premium market prices.</p> <p>Sri Lanka Export Development</p> <p>Leading exportersConsolidated Business Systems Ltd. Eastern &amp; Allied Agencies Expolanka Ltd. Jagro Pvt Ltd. C R Exports crgroup@sltnet.lkFruit &amp; Vegetable Exporters Association</p> <p>FRESH FRUITS &amp; VEGETABLESSri Lankan pineapple is famous for its unique taste. Mango, papaya, banana and a variety of vegetables are exported in considerable quantities. Improved techniques of crop cultivation, post harvest handling, packaging and transportation methods are employed in export marketing. Sri Lanka has obtained the clearance to export banana in fresh form to Japan.</p> <p></p> <p>Sri Lanka Export Development</p> <p>Leading exportersLoad Star (Pvt) Ltd. Trelleborg Lanka (Pvt) Ltd. Ansell Lanka (Pvt) Ltd. Lalan Rubbers (Pvt) Ltd. Vechenson (Pvt) Ltd. www.lotustyre.comSri Lanka Association of Manufacturers and Exporters of Rubber Products</p> <p>RUBBER PRODUCTSSri Lanka is a producer of high quality natural rubber, including the famous crepe rubber used in tyres and tubes. Floor coverings, gloves, auto industrial components and household items are also manufactured for export. Solideal industrial tyres, latex based products and solid tyres are other reputed items exported from Sri Lanka.</p> <p></p> <p>Sri Lanka Export Development</p> <p>Leading exportersManisha (Pvt) Ltd. Ceylon Machine Twisted Fibre Industries Canro Exporters Hayleys Exports Ltd. Pelemix Lanka (Pvt) Ltd. Coconut Products Traders Association</p> <p>COIR PRODUCTSSri Lankas coir industry is built on its extensive experience of over a century with fibre production and marketing. Coir fibre is very strong due to its natural build in comparison with sisal and jute fibre. Coir fibre based products such as coir twine, geo textile, coco peat, and rubberized coir products are used in the horticulture industry. Geotextile, a renewable environment friendly, low cost soil conditioner is also exported. Various types of brushes for hotels, industrial and domestic use are also exported from Sri Lanka.</p> <p>Sri Lanka Export Development</p> <p>Leading exportersNoritake Lanka Porcelain (Pvt) Ltd. Dankotuwa Porcelain (Pvt) Ltd. Lanka Walltiles Ltd. Royal Fernwood Porcelain Ltd. Midaya Ceramic Company (Pvt) Ltd. Sri Lanka Ceramic Council</p> <p>CERAMIC &amp; PORCELAINSri Lanka offers a wide range of exquisite tableware, ornamental ware &amp; floor tiles, with the abundant base of raw materials, guaranteeing uninterrupted supply of quality products. The design confidentiality, the range of body shape, high level of whiteness and the translucency are the customer winning characteristics of our products. Some Sri Lankan products are sold at leading department stores such as Macys, El Corte Ingles and Isetan. Sri Lankan companies manufacture under license for Walt Disney, Warner Brothers and Wallmart. World famous brands manufactured in Sri Lanka are Dankotuwa, Elan and Noritake.</p> <p>Sri Lanka Export Development</p> <p>Leading exportersAqua Packaging (Pvt) Ltd. Mainettech Lanka (Pvt) Ltd. Sato Chemifa Lanka (Pvt) Ltd. Cal Exports Lanka (Pvt) Ltd. Boehm Leckner Multi Moulds (Pvt) Ltd. Finnpack Industries</p> <p>PLASTIC PRODUCTSThe industry processes commodity plastics engineering plastics using modern technologies. and</p> <p>The two main plastic processing methods of extrusion and injection are both available in Sri Lanka. Laminating, printing, weaving and thermo foaming sub processes are also used by Sri Lankan industrialists. Export products include micro components for the automotive industry, and packaging materials for export industries such as garment, food processing and jewellery.Sri Lanka Export Development</p> <p>Leading exportersVariosystems (Pvt) Ltd. I. E. Technic (Pvt) Ltd. KIK Lanka (Pvt) Ltd. TOS Lanka Co. (Pvt) Ltd. Kramski Lanka (Pvt) Ltd. Nippon Maruchi Lanka Electronics (Pvt) Ltd. FDK Lanka (Pvt) Ltd. Sri Lanka Electronic Manufacturers &amp; Exporters Association</p> <p>ELECTRONICSThe Sri Lankan electronics industry has diversified into many areas such as production of components for computer peripherals, assembly of computers, manufacture of microprocessor based products and assembly of consumer electronics. The industry has also successfully exploited niche market opportunities on a platform of specialized technical knowledge with efficient hand-eye co-ordination.</p> <p>Sri Lanka Export Development</p> <p>Leading exportersAquamarines Intl (Pvt) Ltd. Seylon Aquatics (Pvt) Ltd. Lumbini Aquaria Wayamba Ltd. Tsuyoshi Trading Co. Hicom International Aquatic Nurseries (Pvt) Ltd. Association of Live Tropical Fish Exporters of Sri Lanka</p> <p>ORNAMENTAL FISHMarine ornamental fish and invertebrates from Sri Lanka are collected by experienced scuba divers from the waters around the island. The more colorful and striking freshwater species such as guppies, swordtails, platys, barbs, tetras, angels, gouramies, catfishes are bred in captivity adhering to high quality standards. The famous fancy guppies from Sri Lanka fetch a high price for their strength and high diversity. Japan is one of the leading markets for medium size guppies.</p> <p>Sri Lanka Export Development</p> <p>Leading exportersG P De Silva &amp; Sons Spice Ind. Impex Corporation Ishana Spice Exports Spice of Life (Pvt) Ltd. Saboor Chatoor (Pvt) Ltd. National Agri Business Council</p> <p>SPICESSri Lanka has long been famous the world over for her range of spices such as pepper, cardamoms, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves. Sri Lanka is the worlds largest producer &amp; exporter of Cinnamon. Cinnamomum zeylanicum which is indigenous to Sri Lanka, produces the highest grade cinnamon in the world market. Cinnamon is used for many purposes such as medicine, spice, perfumery material &amp; drinks.</p> <p>Sri Lanka Export Development</p> <p>Leading exportersSiddhalepa Ayurveda Export (Pvt) Ltd. Tropical Health Food (Pvt) Ltd. The Tea &amp; Herb Co. (Pvt) Ltd. Deegayu Ayurvedic &amp; Botanica Products (Pvt) Ltd. Bio Extracts Link Natural Products (Pvt) Ltd.</p> <p>HERBAL HEALTHCAREThe fast growing beauty and cosmetic industry has led Sri Lankan companies to explore products according to customer requirements. Natural herbs form the main ingredients of ayurvedic medicines including black seeds. A wide range of Ayurvedic herbal skin creams, facial scrubs,lotions, moisturizers, lip &amp; make-up preparations, shampoos, personal deodora...</p>