The Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Sri Lanka (FCCISL) is organizing a seminar on access to European markets, in Kandy on June 14-15 at the Chamber Academy to help regional exporters focusing on Europe.
It is being done in collaboration with the Export Development Board and the Centre for the Promotion of Imports from Developing Countries (CBI) of Netherlands. CBI is the expert in export development and export promotion from developing countries and has a solid network on international stakeholders. Its contribution consists of strengthening of competitive capacity of SME exporters focusing primarily on European markets.
The Chamber said the first highly successful training program (‘Exporting to EU Market’) was conducted in Galle for the exporters in the region at the Galle District Chamber of Commerce and Industries in March which was acknowledged by the participants as a knowledge building exercise which gave them an insights of the unknown but lucrative European market. Other seminars will be held in Trincomalee and Jaffna.
The CBI will also conduct factory visits in the Kandy region to share its knowledge and expertise and further to provide best industry practices.