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  1. Sri Lanka The hub of Asia Sri Lanka “The Island of Sri Lanka is a small universe; It contains as many variations of culture, scenery, and climate as some countries a dozen times its size .” Sir Arthur C Clerk

  2. Sri Lanka as the Trans-shipment Hub Air routes Sea routes 2

  3. Sri Lanka Pearl of the Indian Ocean Area - 65,610 sq.km. 432 km North to South 224 km West to East Population :21 million Per capita GDP:US $ 2,400 GDP growth rate :8% Exports: US$ 8,300 million Imports: US$ 12,200 million Literacy Rate : 91.4 %

  4. Sri Lanka’s Exports2003 - 2010

  5. Sri Lanka’s Export Markets

  6. Sri Lanka Export Development Board SRI LANKA EXPO 2012 The apex government organization responsible for promoting exports from Sri Lanka National Event to promote Trade, Investment & Tourism in Sri Lanka

  7. Sri Lanka Expo 2012- Objectives

  8. Sri Lanka Expo 2012

  9. Sri Lanka Expo 2012- Events

  10. Exhibition Venue BMICH-Most prominent Exhibition Centre in Colombo Stalls Layout 10

  11. Exhibition with International Standards Availability for custom built stalls

  12. International Symposium parallel to the event On the conducive business climate in Sri Lanka for trade, investment & tourism Key note speakers - Foreign Business leaders Venue- Performing Arts Theater, Colombo 7

  13. Thrust Export Sectors

  14. Industry with 3 decades of experience Largest contributor to foreign exchange earnings 40% of total Exports Environment friendly factories – world’s first Platinum rated production facility Ethical practices - known to the world as a produce of “Garments without Guilt” under the principles of Ethical working conditions Free of child labour Free of forced labour Free of discrimination on any grounds Free of sweatshop practices Garments

  15. Ceylon Tea • Sri Lanka is the world’s 3rd largest tea exporter • Accounts for 20% share of the world tea export market • Owns the world’s first ever Certification Mark for producing Ozone friendly tea . • World’s biggest single origin tea auction centre. • Largest manufacturer & exporter of orthodox black tea. • Leader in value added tea exports. • Strictly adheres to ISO 3720 quality standards across the supply chain

  16. Rubber Products • Leading solid tyre supplier - accounts for 20% of the world’s market • Manufacturer of high quality natural & crepe rubber • Value added rubber products include ; pneumatic & solid tyres, tubes , auto & industrial components gloves hot water bottles , floor covering , mattresses, household items, • Suppliers to Caterpillar, Solidal Industrial Tyres, JCB, FIAT, Komatsu, Yale and John Deere.

  17. Gems and Jewellery • Over 70 varieties of gemstones -ranging Precious to semi precious • World’s Leading Sapphire producer (Including Blue sapphires, Pink, Padmaraga , Yellow,Golden,Orange,Purple & etc.) • Other popular gem varieties Alexandrite, Cats eye, Aquamarine, Spinal and other semi precious varieties • Best destination for rare gems collectors Rare stones such as Kornerupine, Singhalite ,Taaffeite , Andalusite ,Sheelite etc. • Professional Gem cutters • Exquisite craftsmanship and creativity • Modern gem testing facilities

  18. Processed Food • Well equipped Processed food industry • Internationally accepted standards of quality and food safety. • Comply with ISO 9000, 14000, 22000, HACCP, GMP, Global Gap, HALAL • Over 40, EU certified fish processing plants in Sri Lanka. Leading supplier of yellow fin skipjack tuna in Asia

  19. World’s number one exporter of Cinnamon Over 85% of the world production Others: Cloves, pepper, nutmeg, mace , cardamom Essential oils for industries such as food , cosmetics, essences, Ingredient for Pharmaceuticals Cinnamon & Other Spices

  20. Export of Services • ICT/ BPO/KPO Sri Lankan software exporters are globally known for banking, financial, insurance, mobile applications and HRM areas. Sri Lankan companies offer outsourcing in financial /accounting, legal, medical and engineering services • Professional Services Construction services, Architect and Quantity Surveying service • Ayurvedic herbal healthcare services • Printing and Stationery

  21. Other Export Products

  22. Board of Investment -Sri Lanka www.investsrilanka.com • Thrust Sectors for Investment • Export Oriented Manufacturing • Export Oriented Services • Tourism, Tourism Related Projects • Infrastructure Projects • Higher Education/ Skill Development • Value Added Strategic Projects • Agriculture (Agro Processing, Fish Based Industry, Dairy) • Establishment of Industrial Estates, Special Economic Zones, Knowledge Cities

  23. ‘8 wonderful experiences in 8 wonderful days’ Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority www.srilankatourism.org Sri Lanka Tourism Value Proposition Pristine Scenic Heritage Wild Festive Thrills Bliss Essence Authenticity, Compactness, Diversity

  24. Economic indicators of Tourism

  25. Why Sri Lanka - your trade partner • Peace & Political stability of the country is restored • New developments in infrastructure - particularly in the war ravaged Northern and the Eastern part of the country • Geographical importance as a strategic naval link • Environmental advantage - flourishing eco system • Special programmes to strengthen the SME sector in Island wide • Source for fair-trade and ethical products • Signatory to UN & ILO conventions & pay particular attention to the non - use of child or forced labour.

  26. International Symposium To create awareness among foreign delegates on the conducive business climate in Sri Lanka for trade, investment & tourism • Key note speakers - Foreign Business Leaders • Venue- Performing Arts Theater, Colombo 7 • Registration Fee – • Foreign Participants - US$ 250

  27. Sri Lanka Expo 2012 - Visitors Target to attract existing & potential , Foreign Business partners to Sri Lanka Consisting of • Trade Buyers • Prospective Investors • Outbound Tour Operators Ministerial Delegations - 10 Countries Foreign Journalists - 15-20

  28. Visitor Package We invite you to visit SRI LANKA EXPO 2012 Experience the abundant opportunities • B 2 B meetings • Factory visits • 3 nights hotel accommodation • Internal transport from Colombo Hotels to Exhibition/Symposium • Excursion visits on requests

  29. For more information, please visit www.srilankaexpo.com Organized by: Sri Lanka Export Development Board, DHPL Building, No. 42, Navam Mawatha, Colombo 02. Tel: +94 11 2300705 -11 Fax: +94 11 2300715 Email: chairman@edb.tradenetsl.lk exposec@srilankaexpo.com

  30. Thank you !