National Chamber of Exporters of Sri Lanka

Certificate of Ethical Trading

In modern international trade it is becoming very significant for exporters to conform to Fair & Ethical Trading Practices, protection of environment and adhere to sustainable development to maintain a competitive advantage in the market.

Understanding the significance,  National Chamber of Exporters of Sri Lanka (NCE) as a special service,   issue the ‘Certificate of Ethical Trading’ to its Member Exporters who follow Ethical Trading Practices, Good Governance, and conformity to sound environmental and social practices based on below mention 08 Principles of Good Governance which have been developed by the Chamber.

  • Principle 1 - Trading Practices

    To operate with concern for the social, economical and environmental well-being of Sri Lanka and prevent them been exploited for profit of others.

  • Principle 2 - Payment of Statutory Wages

    Pay wages and statuary commitments to all its employees according to National requirements

  • Principle 3 - Child Labour and Forced Labour

    Not employ anyone under the age of 18 and no involuntary, forced or bonded labour is used

  • Principle 4 - Non-Discrimination, Gender Equity and Freedom of Association

     Not to support decimation on all aspects and provide equal pay & opportunities for women and men.  Request Members to provide special training and encouragement to women to take leadership and provide harassment free work environment to all (women & men).

  • Principle 5 - Working Conditions

    To provide a healthy and safe work place all its employees.

  • Principle 6 - Capacity Building

    To develop management / technical skills for employees to create better productivity and opportunities in work place. 

  • Principle 7 - Promotion of Good Values

    Promotion of Good Values

  • Principle 8 - Environment

    To use environmentally friendly raw materials and production methods and safe guard the nature.

The Chamber will assist and guide Member Exporters in the development of the Systems and Practices in their Enterprises based on Evaluation and Audits carried out. It is to note NCE is the first and only trade Chamber in Sri Lanka to issues a Certificate of Ethical Trading of Good Governance.

This service will bring significant benefits to exporters as follows:

  • A Credible Certificate of value from The National Chamber of Exporters of Sri Lanka.
  • Confirms adherence to Good Trading Practices.
  • Confirms ethical behavior and adherence to the legislations related to labor, environment and Industries
  • Provides your enterprise a competitive edge in international markets.
  • Serves to attract the attention of stakeholders in the international market place, particularly buyers.

The Chamber invites its members to obtain this certificate to demonstrate itself in the international market.

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Fee Structure

  1. Registration Fee : LKR 2,500 (Non Refundable) to be paid with the filled application form.
  2. Certification Fee as stipulated below. This Fee excludes travelling expenses for site visits.


Number of Employees 

Fee (LKR) 

Category I



Category II



Category III 



Category IV 



Category V

301 and above 


Certified Organizations

Name of the CompanyCertificate References Number
hSenid Business Solutions (Pvt) Limited CET 2104
Greenkeepers (Pvt) LimitedCET 2103
99X Technology LimitedCET 2102
Textrip (Pvt) LtdCET 2101
Statesman Hats (Pvt) LtdCOC 1909
Samson Rubber Products (Pvt) LimitedCOC 1908
Greenway Asia Lanka (Pvt) LtdCOC 1906
E-Silk Route Ventures (Pvt) LtdCOC 1904
Macksons Paints Industries (Pvt) LtdCOC 1902
Janet Lanka (Pvt) LtdCOC 1901