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Newsletter from Sweden-Sri Lanka Business Council no 1 February 2017

Friday 10th February 2017


Annual General Meeting 20th February 2017

 We hereby invite you participate in the Annual General Meeting for the fiscal year 2016.

 H.E Ambassador Damayanthie Rajapakse has generously invited the council to have the meeting at the Sri Lankan Embassy in Stockolm.

 Therefore details as follows;

 Monday 20th February

 Time: 18:00 hours

 Address: Strandvägen 39, 1st floor.

 Registration – please register your attendance via link.

 If you would like to follow the meeting via web it will be provided – please click in the registration form.

 Agenda for the meeting and the board’s annual report together with other material will be sent later via email.

 Warm welcome!


DoC’s Export to Sweden forum next week

  • Trade experts flown from Sweden for special session
  • ‘Great future potentials’: Rishad Info on Swedish market, and even EU GSP+  
  • SL food exports to Nordic market also discussed

 Three Swedish trade experts  will be arriving in Colombo next week to meet and help Sri Lankan exporters striving for the Swedish market.

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Kommerskollegium/Open Trade Gate




EU delegation requests for transparent tender procedures

A delegation representing the European Union requested for transparent tender procedures to ensure that companies from the EU too can bid for Sri Lankan Government tenders.

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EDB formulates national strategy for exports

The Export Development Board EDB has initiated action on the preparation of a National Export Strategy (NES) for the next five years. The EDB is empowered by the Sri Lanka Export development Act to prepare a national Export strategy.

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Sri Lanka's seafood exports to the EU continue to grow after lifting the ban

Feb 05, Colombo: Sri Lanka's seafood exports to the European Union continue to grow after lifting the ban on fisheries exports from Sri Lanka to the EU in June 2016.

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MARGINAL INCREASE IN EXPORTS : SEAFOOD EXPORTS TO EU POST IMPRESSIVE GROWTH FOLLOWING LIFTING OF BAN


What can EKN do for you?

EKN is a business partner to exporting companies and banks. With us you can insure yourself against the risk of non-payment. We insure both large and small transactions in most of the countries of the world.

We define the group ‘small and medium-sized enterprises’ as companies with up to 500 employees or with a turnover of up to SEK 1 billion.

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Opinion


WHAT COMPUTER MANUFACTURING IN SRI LANKA LOOKS LIKE

The software industry and software-focused startups in Sri Lanka are having a pretty good run. Universities and various diploma institutes have, for years, been turning out batches of graduates with proficiencies in programming, information systems, and web development ‒ so much so, that there usually is a pretty good pool of talent for IT companies and startups to choose from. 

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Nordic News and other countries

Norway

WILL THE LARGEST SOVEREIGN WEALTH FUND INCREASE STOCK INVESTMENTS IN SRI LANKA?

Finland

Sri Lanka plans to generate electricity from tidal power

Finland interested in investing in Sri Lanka

Canada

Canada launches second Regional Young Women Leaders Dialogue in Sri Lanka

 Australia

Feb 09, 2017 (LBO) – Under the skills for inclusive growth program Australia will provide around 1.6 billion rupees in aid and technical assistance, to strengthen Sri Lanka’s tourism sector through training.

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Japan

Japanese consortium to invest US$15 mn on 10 mw solar plant



The International Summit on Textile Coloration 2017: Colouring the ‘Emperors New Clothes’ will tackle some of the difficult questions around technical innovation and environmental sustainability within the textile colouration industry. It will be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka on March 8, 2017. Multiple sessions will also be carried out during the summit.

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Sweden-Sri Lanka Business Council

The purpose of Sweden Sri Lanka Business Council (SSLBC) is to promote business, friendship, goodwill and understanding between Sweden and Sri Lanka through personal networks and contacts.

 SSLBC shall create contacts with relevant trade associations, business  intermediaries and companies in both countries in order to encourage business and trade between Sweden and Sri Lanka.  

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104 50 STOCKHOLM

SWEDEN

Org.nr 769615-0346

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