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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.

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 earnings in achieving total Economic Independence

Our Main Objectives 

To promote and protect trade, commerce, and industries of Member Exporters of Sri Lanka, Serves as a Forum to discuss export related subjects, and make policy recommendations to state policy making authorities, Make representations to the relevant state authorities regarding operational issues of member exporters in particular, and the exporter community in general, Assist direct and indirect exporters to become internationally competitive, To promote cooperation among members of the Chamber for their common good, To complement the efforts and programmes of the Government, and the relevant state Organizations, to accelerate the development of the Export sector as a priority to achieve National Economic Development targets.

Our Main Services

GSP+ new opportunity for Sri Lanka to expand export basket – Dr Mohammed (Daily News 19.07.2017)

Dr. Mohammed Saeed and Dr. Jagath Peiris after signing the MOU. M. Shiham Marikar and Ramal Jasinghe look on. The regaining of GSP Plus concession has given a new opportunity for Sri Lanka to expand its export basket, said Senior Trade Felicitation Advisor International Trade Centre, Dr. Mohammed Saeed. Speaking at the MoU signing ceremony of the National Institute of Exports (NIOE) and International Trade Centre (ITC), a UN agency based in Geneva, he said that Sri Lanka should be able to enjoy this facility at least...
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S’pore-SL FTA to be signed before Dec. (Daily FT 19.07.2017)

  Singapore’s Foreign Minister says keen to expand b2b engagement beyond existing 350 companies By Himal Kotelawala Singapore yesterday affirmed that the proposed Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Sri Lanka will be signed before the year ends, with the objective of Sri Lanka having access through Singapore to the East Asian region and the City State having the chance to forge stronger links with Indian Ocean countries. Visiting Singaporean Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan, flanked by his Sri Lankan counterpart Ravi...
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SL Customs’ new online payment platform goes live tomorrow (Daily Mirror 19.07.2017)

By Shabiya Ali Ahlam The local trade and business landscape will see greater transparency with the implementation of a fully-fledged online payment platform for Sri Lanka Customs that will be launched tomorrow. Based on a request from the Central Bank and with approval from the Monetary Board, the online payment platform is being implemented by LankaClear, Sri Lanka’s largest payment infrastructure provider, to facilitate payments of Customs declarations. Although the platform was proposed in early 2016, the project...
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Sri Lanka needs to reinvent governance model, improve execution capabilities: MTI (Daily Mirror 19.07.2017)

Since independence, Sri Lankans have frequently and hopefully changed political parties, from blue to green, from green to blue, occasionally a blurred purple, while the reds have continued to threaten on and off the field! After almost 70 years of having control of its own economic destiny, the economic results of the nation have progressively and comparatively deteriorated. Opposing political parties have and continue to spend most of their energies on blaming their opponents, while the voters, after every...
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President removes BOI Chairman and Board (Daily FT 14.07.2017)

  Executive action following criticism on the way BOI was run and underperformance Upul Jayasuriya says he was to resign anyway for personal reasons and decisions made at BOI were in best interests FDIs fell to a new low last year due to weak foreign investor sentiments on policy inconsistency Assures future outlook for FDIs promising as Govt. keen to create an enabling environment Insists incentives and tax holidays needed in the medium term to accelerate FDI   The entire Board of Directors of the country’s main...
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Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2017’ to discuss ‘Transforming the Economy through Technology’ (Daily News 13.07.2017)

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 01:00 Print Edition The Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2017 organized by the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce will conduct a dedicated thematic session to discuss how Sri Lanka can transform its economy through the adoption of technology. The session titled ‘Transforming the Economy through Technology,’ will line up the likes of Prof. Rohan Samarjiva, founding Chair of LIRNEasia, Kamal Quadir, Chief Executive Officer of Bkash Limited, Prof. Ajith De Alwis, Project Director of Coordinating Secretariat...
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Sri Lanka exports to rise after regaining GSP+ status: Oxford Biz Group (Daily FT 12.07.2017)

The recent decision by the EU to once again cover Sri Lanka under its tariff exemption scheme, designed to assist developing countries in achieving upper middle‐income status, should serve to boost exports and generate renewed private sector investment, according to the Oxford Business Group. It said on 19 May the EU would formally restore Sri Lanka to the ranks of countries that benefit from the enhanced Generalised System of Preferences Plus (GSP+), which provides additional tariff preferences. The move was an...
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NCE leads delegation of exporters to NE to establish business linkages, promote Annual Export Awards (Daily FT 10.07.2017)

The National Chamber of Exporters of Sri Lanka (NCE) led a business delegation to the Northern and Eastern Provinces (Vavuniya, Kilinochchi, Jaffna and Trincomalee) from 21 to 23 June. The Chamber carried out this visit in collaboration with the Regional Chambers in the relevant districts, The ‘Via Village Center’ in Vauniya and the Local Empowerment through Economic Development (LEED) Project of the International Labour Organization (ILO). The main objectives of the event were to link NCE member exporters with...
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Way forward for shipping (Daily FT)

Industry expert talks tough on policy changes, anti-corruption measures and liberalisation  Sri Lanka Shippers’ Council Immediate Past Chairman Sean Van Dort (right) greeting the newly-elected Sri Lanka Shippers’ Council Chairman Chrisso De Mel as Sri Lanka Shippers’ Council Vice Chairman Suren Abeysekara and Manori Dissanayake from the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce Secretariat look on  By Asnah Anwer In a no-holds-barred approach, a top official of the shipping industry has called for its liberalisation, reform of key...
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99X Technology becomes first-ever Sri Lankan IT company to enter GPTW Hall of Fame (Daily FT)

Sweeps up five awards in its fifth consecutive year on the Index 99X Technology stole the show at the Great Place To Work awards ceremony this year, held on 28 June at Cinnamon Grand Colombo, when it was felicitated with five awards, and was among the first companies in the country to be inducted into the Great Place To Work Hall of Fame as a result of being ranked among Sri Lanka’s best workplaces for five consecutive years. This was a great testament to the company’s ‘people-first’ formula, one that has been honed...
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Digitally Certified Certificates of Origin Issuance System

The NCE has introduced a fully and semi authenticated system which will issue digitally signed country of origin documents (COs), which will speed up the process and greatly reduce the time taken to manually process COs. The new procedure will also mean that the number times that an exporter has to visit the Chamber will be only once.

The Online service is useful to those who require a number of COs at a time without delays. The service is provided;On a semi-automated basis where application could be made online and processed documents collected manually, A customized fully automated service where both submission and issue and receive of documents is online

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National Chamber of Exporters Supportive Partners...

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National Chamber of Exporters

is a designated Chamber of the State Authorities to issue CO’s and related documents. The service is provided both manually & online.

Trade Promotion Events

NCE Participates in overseas Trade Fairs, Exhibitions, Buyer-Seller meetings, and Contact Promotion Programs to gain market access for Sri Lankan products

Foreign Trade Representative Service

Members can link up with FTR’s of the Chamber in selected overseas markets to promote products & services, and clinch export orders.

Online Exposure

Business contact information, email, and website hotlinks through the NCE Website.

Trade Information

Receive Trade Inquiries of prospective buyers, Rules and Regulations related to exports, through the quarterly published NCE Exporter Magazine, Chamber emails, newsletters, articles etc.,

Trade Workshops & Seminars

NCE organizes these events for members, to faciliate business, and as a tool for networking.

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