NCE and ILO work towards joining North with South, for economic development of the Northern communities to strengthen the reconciliation process.
The Local Empowerment through Economic Development (LEED) Project, which has been in operation in the Northern Province since 2011, is an initiative of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) funded by Australian government. The project has gained recognition with government as well as producers and manufacturers in the province, through its business development initiativesfor stimulating successful local economic development.The new business model has created many opportunities for communities in the North, and has been proven to be one of the best models in promoting and sustaining growth in agriculture, fisheries and manufacturing.
The National Chamber of Exporters (NCE) through its Trade Promotions Unit planning to participate in the Annapoorna World of Food, which is to be held on 14-16th September 2015 in Bombey Exhibition Centre, Mumbai, India.
Annapoorna –World of Food India has successfully benchmarked itself as “the most important international sourcing trade fair for food and beverage trade, catering and retail market” in India and its neighboring countries. International Food Service India is also planned parallel to this event.
Annapoorna WOFI, will have series of supporting activities organized concurrent to the exhibition:
• A high level conference focusing on the latest trends and developments in the f&b market.
• Eminent speakers from across the globe are expected to share their knowledge and experience
• A series of live cooking session will be organized during the exhibition days.
• Highly reputed chefs from all over India will be invited to showcase their skills
• A series of wine tasting sessions by reputed institutes
• Live demonstration of state-of-the-art food service equipment
This event will be attended mostly by food and hospitality sectors. Last year 186 exhibitors from 25 countries have displayed their products and 6007 business visitors have registered especially from Europe and the Pacific Alliance. The organizers are confident that they will have a better turnout in this year as well.
If you wish to participate kindly confirm your participation with us on or before 15th May 2015 by reply with the duly filled details for the following form. If you need more information and assistance please feel free to contact me on 011 4344288.
Kindly confirm your participation on or before 08th May 2015.
NATIONAL CHAMBER OF EXPORTERS OF SRI LANKA
“VOICE OF THE EXPORTERS”
532/4K, Sirikotha Lane,
The Government of Sri Lanka is keen in increasing the current exports and has set ambitious targets. The current annual exports from Sri Lanka is around US $ 11 billion and the government has set targets of US 15 billion and US $ 20 billion for the years 2015 and 2020. An Exporter friendly budget was also announced by the government in 2012 with several incentives to Exporters to facilitate the achievement of these targets. With the liberalization of the economy, and through Preferential Trade Agreements International Trade between Sri Lanka and the rest of the world has increased significantly, and is expected to continue to increase. Many opportunities have now arisen for Entrepreneurs to embark on International Trade activities, and make use of rapid globalization of the world economy
Go to www.nioe.lk for more information
National Chamber of Exporters of Sri Lanka
The NCE is the only private sector Chamber which exclusively serves Sri Lankan Exporters and is the ‘Voice of the Exporter’. Incorporated in 1994 The Chamber has a membership of over 450 export oriented companies covering all products & most services sectors, as well as service providers to exporters . The Chamber has continued to serve its members with commitment and dedication. The Council of the Chamber which includes Sector Heads of Product Sectors is the policy making body of the Chamber. A Management Committee which includes office bearers supervises the operational aspects of the Chamber.
Our Mission -To Create a dynamic Export Sector that will help Sri Lanka meet its Socio-Economic challenges with emphasis on employment generation and foreign exchange earning in achieving total Economic Independence