Find in the National Chamber of Exporters.
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.
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
Sri Lanka has talent, we need to capitalize on it: IronOne CEO (Daily Mirror 17.08.2017)
National Chamber of Exporters has its say on proposed changes to cess(Daily FT 15.08.2017)
Mangala(FM) says SVAT to stay (Daily FT 15.08.2017)
Exporters express concern over govt.’s move to remove cess on imports (Daily Mirror 04.08.2017
‘Re-examine under-utilized tax incentives to promote R&D’(Daily News 4.08.2017)
NCE dismayed over possible Cess removal (Dailt FT 4.08.2017)
Union Bank partners NCE Export Awards as Premium sponsor (Daily Mirror 31.07.2017)
‘Changes needed in Customs Ordinance to cater to e-commerce’ (Daily News 28.07.2017)
Prime Minister says GSP+ is linchpin to exports and job creation (Daily FT 28.07.2017)
Spa Ceylon wins big at World Luxury Spa Awards 2017 (Daily FT 27.07.2017)
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
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.
Business contact information, email, and website hotlinks through the NCE Website.
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.
- Survey on Shortage of Skills in Export Oriented Enterprises
- Fruit and Vegetable Exporters – Regarding availability of Products from the Northern Province
- Entrepot Traders” Forum on 12th July 2017 from 3-6 pm at Sri Lanka Export Development Board
- UAE bans import of vegetables, fruits from select countriesE bans import of vegetables, fruits from select countries
- Trade Inquiry – Looking for “Plastic Robots” & “Dolls” OEM & ODM Manufacturers in Sri Lanka
- NCE Delegation to Hotel Asia Exhibitions & International Culinary Challenge
- Canada – Sri Lanka Business Forum and B2B Meeting Programme.
- Members to be aware on increased DO Fees by some service providers…