Embassy of Sri Lanka holds meeting with Mr. Saleh S. Al Solami, Secretary General of Saudi Export Development Authority (SEDA)
H.E the Ambassador Azmi Thassim held a meeting with Mr. Saleh S. Al Solami, Secretary General of Saudi Export Development Authority at SEDA in Riyadh on 6th October 2019 to discuss on the Saudi Export Program and the using of the available facilities by the Sri Lankan companies
Second Sub-Committee Meeting on Trade between Sri Lanka and Viet Nam
Delegates from Viet Nam and Sri Lanka who participated in the 02nd Sub Committee Meeting on Trade, in Ha Noi Viet Nam on 03rd & 04th October 2019
Sri Lanka Business Networking Event in Sydney
The Sri Lanka and Australia Chamber of Commerce (SLACC) together with Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Sydney and Gilbert and Tobin Lawyers organised a Business Networking Event to explore business and investment opportunities in Sri Lanka on Tuesday 1st October 2019 in Sydney CBD.
Sri Lanka participates at OTDYKH/Leisure International Tourism Exhibition 2019 in Moscow
Under the auspices of the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB), as in the previous years, in collaboration with Sri Lankan Embassy in Moscow, Sri Lankan travel agents and tour companies participated in OTDYKH/ Leisure International Tourism Exhibition-2019, which commenced on 10 September at Expo Centre, Moscow.
Sri Lanka Makes Stronger Presence at the Fine Food Australia – 2019
The Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Sydney in collaboration and coordination with the Coconut Development Authority (CDA) and the Sri Lanka Tea Board (SLTB) organized Sri Lankan Pavilion at the Fine Food Australia from 9th to 12th September 2019 at the International Convention Centre, Sydney
FHT the international 5-Star food & hospitality trade event was held from 04 - 07 September 2019 at BITECH Exhibition Centre, Bangkok
SME Exporters of Sri Lanka Visit Mumbai for the Production Process Improvement & Market Penetration Programme
Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Mumbai in collaboration with Export Development Board of Sri Lanka successfully organized the Production Process Improvement & Market Penetration Programme-2019 aimed at SME exporters of Food Manufacturing sector of Sri Lanka from 29th August to 02 September 2019.

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“Raising living standards of the people through international trade relations”


“To develop and promote Sri Lanka’s foreign trade relations at bilateral, regional and multilateral levels by the effective implementation of government trade policy, with a view to raising the standards of living and realizing a higher quality of life through the increase of total production, income and employment levels, thereby actively contributing to the overall economic growth of Sri Lanka.”



 Sri Lanka, the Theme Country for 2019, attends the 6th South Asia EXPO from 12th to 18th June in Kunming with 104 Sri Lankan Exhibitors in an area of 600 Sqm Pavilion showcasing our major export products such as Tea, Gem and Jewelry, Handicrafts, Spices, Ayurvedic products and Agricultural Products as well as featuring Sri Lanka as a major investment and tourism destination highlightingColombo Port City , Sri Lanka – the Hub of South Asia and many more tourism attractions to the large visitors from China .
This year the event is scheduled to be held at the Kunming Dianchi Lake International Convention and Exhibition Centre. The exposition will feature 17 pavilions and 7,500 booths, including the Belt and Road investment and cooperation pavilion, the green energy pavilion and the forest ecological products pavilion.
The China-South Asia Expo and Kunming Trade Fair are two investment extravaganzas designed for further integrate the Spring City's economy with those of China's neighbors.
The Sri Lankan Pavilion is organized by the Department of Commerce of the Ministry of Industry and Commerce together with the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Beijing, with the active support and cooperation from the FCCISL, Sri Lanka Tea Board and the National Gem and Jewelry Authority.
Many Sri Lankan small and medium scale enterprises are provided with the opportunity to display their unique products in a platform to expose to the wide Chinese market as well as the international buyers. This year’s event will be attended by exhibitors from 80 countries and visitors from more than 100 countries.
The volume of trade between China and South Asian has been growing over the past years. Sri Lanka exports to China was at a mere 35 Million USD in 2007 and now it has reached to more than 230 Million USD.  China is the third largest country for tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka in 2018, has been increasing its investment in the island nation’s development significantly in the recent years .