ECONOMYNEXT – Seventeen New Zealand companies will visit Sri Lanka next week seeking investment opportunities and to strengthen business links between the two countries.
“New Zealand companies are ready to partner with Sri Lanka in a range of industries such as food and beverage, aviation, transport and logistics, specialized manufacturing, creative services and education,” a statement said.
There are five education institutions, Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics, joining the business delegation, offering New Zealand qualifications which are in demand in the job market and ensuring work-ready graduates.
The visiting New Zealand companies are: ETI Dynamics, DGL International Powder Coatings, Fisher & Pykel Healthcare Corporation Ltd, Eastern Institute of Technology, Genomic and Personalised Medicine Ltd, International Aviation Academy of New Zealand, Maxiloda Limited, NORTHEC, Patton Refrigeration India Pvt Ltd, Powershield Ltd, QualityNZ, Southern Institute of Technology, Tait Communications, Unitec Institute of Technology, Vista Entertainment Solutions, WAML Group, Wellington Institute of Technology and Whitireia New Zealand.
New Zealand’s two-way trade with Sri Lanka is worth 323 million US dollars with milk powder, fruit and butter being New Zealand’s top exports.
(Colombo/October 28 2015)