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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.

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

Employers, unions and Govt. confirm social dialogue essential for national wage fixation (Daily FT 17.04.2017)

In the world of work, wages are best set through sound evidence and social dialogue. This was the key message from an ILO-supported workshop on minimum wage setting in Sri Lanka. The workshop hosted by the Employers Federation of Ceylon (EFC) with support from the ILO Bureau for Employers’ Activities provided an opportunity for a frank and productive discussion on how best to determine wage policy, bringing together actors in the private sector, unions, and Government. A recent study commissioned by EFC informed the...
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GSP Plus hangs in balance as govt. treads slow on sensitive issues (Daily Mirror 19.04.17)

By Chandeepa Wettasinghe The European Union (EU) is still concerned about the progress Sri Lanka has made in its human rights commitments with less than 4 weeks to go till the culmination of Sri Lanka’s Generalized System of Preferences Plus (GSP Plus) application process to gain reduced duty access to EU markets. “The deadline finishes on the 15th of May, so there’s even less than 4 weeks for Sri Lanka to make its case. There are still some areas on which (EU) Members of Parliament have already signalled their...
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Dialog brand rises in 2017 Brand Finance table (Daily FT 18.04.2018)

For the last 14 years, leading brand valuation and strategy consultancy Brand Finance Lanka analyses, values and ranks many hundreds of brands that are operating in Sri Lanka. The latest version, released in the 2017 Brand Finance Most Valuable Brands league table and related rankings are published in the Brands Annual (a Media Services/LMD publication). Sri Lanka’s most powerful brand for several years in a row has now moved up to the second slot from last year’s fourth position; sitting just behind the most valuable...
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Self-help guide written by experienced corporate professional Fiona Nanayakkara (Daily FT 18.04.2017)

Help for workplace harassment in Sri Lanka at hand for the first time Sri Lankan professionals will now have a self-help book for guidance when facing harassment in the workplace.  Experienced corporate professional, Fiona Nanayakkara, brings to light the woes of workplace harassment in Sri Lankan corporate culture, and means of combating it, in a new book titled ‘Bully & Co.’ ‘Bully & Co’ acts as a self-help guide for employees facing workplace harassment and aims to create awareness of the mute topic. The...
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Boosting exports – A solid way to get out of debt crisis (Daily Mirror )

  Sri Lanka’s debt has increased from Rs.7.3 trillion to Rs.9.4 trillion in the last two years. With domestic rates moving up from 6 percent to 10.74 percent, on a domestic portfolio of Rs.4277.8 billion, there would be an additional cost of around Rs.202.1 billion and for the new borrowings the total cost would be Rs.113.25 billion. An amount of more than Rs.315 billion would be required to pay back the interest. Repayment of the foreign debt as at January 1, 2015 was Rs.3132 billion. This has now moved up to...
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Malik outlines national export strategy (Daily FT 08.04.2017)

This is the message from Minister of Development Strategies and International Trade Malik Samarawickrama on Sri Lanka’s first two-day National Export Strategy Symposium which concluded yesterday The Government’s vision is for Sri Lanka to be the next economic success story in Asia. Thus, exports play a vital role, if not the only option available for the country. Although the fundamental aspects have been discussed at almost all forums and throughout the past decades, Sri Lanka has not been able to reap the benefits...
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NIOE will be partnering with CMA

NIOE will be partnering with CMA –The Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka to provide training programs to Exporters. The President of NCE , Mr.Ramal Jasinghe presents the Proposal to the President of CMA ,Prof.Lakshman R.Watala. National Chamber of Exporters Supportive Partners......
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NCE Secretary General/CEO receives “Master Project Manager” certification of the American Academy of Project Management(AAPM)

NCE Secretary General/CEO receives "Master Project Manager" certification of the American Academy of Project Management(AAPM) which is based in Colorado Springs, USA, at The Kingsbury hotel, Colombo recently; here in the picture with special guest Chandran Rutnam (Chairman, Asian Aviation Centre & renowned film maker) are some of the recipients (Right to Left): T. A. S. Vimalan (Country Coordinator, Kindernothilfe), Gajani Satchithanandan (Chief Operating Officer, Noolaham Foundation), Pavithra Ganeshan...
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Putting employees first means shift in focus : Oracle (Daily Mirror 22.03.2017)

Yazad Dalal is the Senior Director of HCM Strategy and Transformation at Oracle Corporation where he is responsible for developing thought leadership and identifying trends in all areas of Human Capital Management.  Following is an in-depth interview with Dalal who works with HR leaders to deliver technology solutions that enable them to transform their organizations and modernize their workforce tools. Can you tell us more about Oracle’s business in APAC? Oracle celebrated its 30th anniversary in APAC last year....
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Lakmini Wijesundera among 15 leading businesswomen named to 2017 EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women Asia-Pacific program (Daily FT 21.03.2017)

Coinciding with celebration of International Women’s Day, EY announces its 2017 Entrepreneurial Winning Women Asia-Pacific class. Selected for this year’s program are 15 female business executives who lead their own organisations in Asia-Pacific. The 2017 class includes women from Australia, Greater China, Singapore, South Korea, Vietnam, and Sri Lanka. The annual program, now in its third year in Asia-Pacific, is designed to assist established women-led businesses that are ready to become global market leaders,...
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National Chamber of Exporters Supportive Partners...

coir365-new  Anchor Group of Companies Causeway Paints Lanka (Pvt) Ltd C. R. Exports (Pvt) Ltd Ceylon Leather Products PLC Euro Asia Corporation Pvt Ltd 4Ever Skin Naturals (Pvt) Ltd mobitel_logo Rabeena Food Pvt Ltd Raja Jewellers (Pvt) Ltd Maliban Biscuits Manufactures Ltd Rakeeb-International-new-for-web Sifani-Jewellers  YKK Lanka Pvt Ltd Advertise here Advertise here 

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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