Sri Lanka Export Development Board
No. 42 Nawam Mawatha,
Brief description of your organization/association:
Sri Lanka Export Development Board (SLEDB) commonly known as the EDB is the apex state organization responsible for the development and promotion of exports. The SLEDB is recognized and commended for its invaluable service rendered for the export community to drive the growth of the country’s exports.
The Sri Lanka Export Development Board, usually known as EDB, is Sri Lanka's apex organization for the promotion and development of exports and was established in 1979 under the Sri Lanka Export Development Act No. 40.
EDB is the executive arm of the Export Development Council of Ministers, which is the policy-making body of the EDB. It is headed by H.E. the President of Sri Lanka
To be the most sought after destination for global sourcing in identified product sectors.
To be the nation's leading catalyst organization for the development and promotion of products and service for exports, to enhance global competitiveness, maximize export earnings and achieve national economic goals.
A “Women Entrepreneur” cell was inaugurated for EDB to actively be a partner for promoting women to be engaged in export development. Accordingly, EDB makes efforts to overcome more negative notions rising for women entrepreneurs and focus them to chart their own destinies.
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