ISSUE OF CERTIFICATES OF ORIGIN (Manually / Digitally)
The NCE is a designated Chamber by State authority to issue Certificates of Origin (COs) and related documents to Sri Lankan Exporters.
Certificates are issued to both member and non-member exporters.
PUBLICATION OF THE “SRI LANKA EXPORTER” MAGAZINE
It is a quarterly Magazine of the NCE
It carries valuable articles of current interest to Exporters, trade information, export statistics, export market trends, export performance indicators etc.
Annual subscribers are entitled to a free write-up re: their company in one quarterly issue Advertising opportunity in the magazine
NCE EXPORT AWARDS
The Annual NCE Export Awards, serve to recognize and reward export performance of Sri Lankan Exporters of goods and services, and service providers to exporters.
It is the most prestigious event in the Sri Lankan business calendar.
Achievements under the awards scheme could be used by exporters in promotional material to attract overseas buyers.
CONDUCT OF TRAINING PROGRAMMES AND WORKSHOPS
Conducts Training Programmes on export related subjects for the benefit of members.
The Chamber has collaborative arrangements with several organizations to support this service.
SERVICES OF TRADE REPRESENTATIVES
The NCE provides Trade Promotion Services to member exporters through Trade Representatives (TRs) in overseas markets.
Currently there are TRs in the UAE, Australia, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Canada, USA, Russia, Maldives, seychelles
This service is provided for a fee, which is negotiable with the trade representative.
DISSEMINATION OF MARKET INFORMATION, TRADE STATISTICS AND BUYER INFORMATION
Obtains for members on request market information, trade statistics, and buyer information from the overseas network of trade points of the Chamber.
The Chamber Organizes Sectoral meetings for members under the leadership of the Sectoral Heads in the Council of the Chamber.
These meetings are used to prepare strategic plans for the sectors, and to highlight policy and operational issues which need resolution.
REPRESENTATION OF MACRO AND INDIVIDUAL ISSUES
Represents and supports individual as well as macro issues faced by members, at the relevant State Institutions and forums, with a view to resolving them
Provides Advisory services to members
THROUGH THE AFFILIATED WITH “INDEXPO” & “NCPC” ASSISTANCE FOR MEMBER COMPANIES NEEDS
NCE supports cleaner production, and waste control efforts of member companies
The NCE issues specialized certificates such as ISO 22000, HACCP, ISO 9001, SA8000, ISO 14000, OHSAS 18001, GMP etc. to exporters through IndExpo Certification Ltd., under a UNIDO supported project.
TRADE INQUIRIES AND TRADE LEADS
Trade inquiries and trade leads received from Sri Lankan missions overseas, foreign trade chambers, and other trade organizations are disseminated to members.
Specific trade inquiries are provided exclusively to members in the relevant sectors.
PARTICIPATION IN TRADE FAIRS, EXHIBITIONS, TRADE DELEGATIONS ETC.
Participates in overseas and local Trade fairs & Trade Exhibitions.
Overseas events are organized with the assistance of Sri Lankan missions, and foreign trade Chambers.
Attractive packages are provided to members
ASSISTANCE FOR INNOVATION & TECHNO ENTREPRENEURSHIP
The NCE supports efforts of member companies to “innovate” in collaboration with the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Members could access the Technical Assistance Fund of the NSF for activities related to Innovation.
This service enables the development and expansion of Hi-tech value-added exports.
The website of the Chamber nce.lk is ranked high in international search engines such as Google.
It provides free listing for member companies.
Facilities are also provided for members to advertise and promote their products and services in overseas markets.
Provides Auditorium Facilities to members as well as non-members to conduct meetings, workshops and training programs.
Accommodation is limited to 35 participants.