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Export Marketing Support

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Name of the Service

  • Trade Fairs, Buyer/Seller Meetings, Matchmaking Programmes overseas
  • Seminars/Workshops/Capacity Building Training
  • National branding programmes to promote the image of the country and business image of Sri Lanka internationally.
  • International cooperation programmes on trade promotion
  • EDB Scheme of Assistance for Exporters’ Own Marketing  Efforts  Overseas 


Trade Fairs
Organizes participation of Sri Lankan exporters at major International Trade Fairs in potential overseas markets to facilitate B 2 B promotions. Among these events there are Industry Specific trade fairs, Multi product fairs, Regional Fairs & Solo Exhibitions

Selling Missions
Conducts selling missions, incoming trade missions, and other export promotion projects, in-store promotions, specialized exhibitions and special product displays abroad.

Business Matching
Assists buyers and exporters in making appropriate contacts.

Technical and Export Marketing Assistance
Coordinates integrated technical and export marketing assistance programs to foster the growth of emerging export industries.

Market Research
Understanding the market is key in deciding where, when, what and how to export. Guided by the market /product combination approach, we undertake market research activities to formulate appropriate market entry and penetration strategies for exporters. Export marketing plans *  Latest market forecasts,*  Export Strategies on Sri Lanka’s priority sectors,*  Business counseling and coaching, *  Buyer-Seller facilitation.

Export Skills Development
Helps you to acquire and enhance the requisite skills and knowledge to competitively manage your export business. We offer training on export marketing and planning, pricing, standards and market access requirement and more.

Market Promotion
Showcases the marketability   of   product    &   services   and develops Sri Lanka’s image as a reliable supply source. We help you to mainstream your product with national branding initiatives and actively advise you on media and promotion strategies.


  • Assists exporters looking for updated market information
  • Seeks the resolution of market access problems
  • Explore and identify market opportunities
  • Business support trade promotion
  • Promote  Sri  Lankan products  through Sri Lanka missions overseas,

Trade Centres & Export Promotion Centres overseas

For whom..?

  • Exporters
  • Potential Exporters
  • Foreign buyers
  • Sri Lanka Missions overseas
  • Foreign Missions & Agencies in Sri Lanka
  • Government organizations
  • Public

What sort of information is available?

Market intelligence on export markets, Market research on potential markets, Market opportunities & threats, Export statistics, Buyer information

How can obtain the service?

  • Telephone
  • Fax
  • Email
  • Letters
  • Web Site
  • Visiting the Head  Office or Regional Offices

Any Charge?

Information is free. Participation cost at events depends on the programme.

Time Taken to Provide Services

Depends on the customer needs.

Required Documents

Business Registration certificate and more details depending on the programme.


Market Development Division

To whom to contact to obtain this service







Ms. Anoma Premathilaka



Deputy Director

Mr. Prasanna Jayasinghe



Deputy Director

Ms. Udeni Wijekoon



Organization Information

Sri Lanka Export Development Board

No. 42, Navam Mawatha,
Colombo 02.
Sri Lanka
PO Box 1872

Mr. S.R.P. Indrakeerthi
Telephones:+94-11-2300705 -11
Fax Nos:+94-11-2300715

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