The Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Federative Republic of Brazil, Musthafa M. Jaffeer undertook a visit to the city of Goiania, State capital of Goiás on 27th June 2019 as a part of the Economic Diplomacy programme of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and to strengthen trade and economic interactions between Sri Lanka and key States of Brazil. Ms. Seevali Wijewantha, First Secretary (Commercial) accompanied the Ambassador during the visit.

Exporters are kindly reminded that GSP Form A for shipments to the EU, Switzerland, Norway and Turkey will not be issued after June 30, 2019
All exporters will be required to submit self-declared Statements on Origin through the REX system on their shipments from July 1, 2019.

Companies who export, or intend to export in the future to the above regions are required to register with the REX system.  Please visit for registration procedures.
Please note that time required for processing applications will be as follows:
  • Wholly obtained products – two days
  • Other products – four days of submitting complete application with necessary documents

Department of Commerce
June 24, 2019

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