Sri Lanka in trade promotion deals with Korea, Thailand, Hong Kong

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s Export Development Board (EDB), will sign agreements with trade promotion agencies of South Korea, Thailand and Hong Kong this week as it hosts the CEO meeting of the Asian Trade Promotion Forum in Colombo.

“The objective of ATPF is to enhance trade in the region and strengthen networking among members,” EDB Chairman Bandula Egodage said in a statement.

The Asian Trade Promotion Forum (ATPF) is a gathering of trade promotion organizations in the Asian region consisting of 24 member countries.

It was initiated by Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), the Japanese government related organization that works to promote mutual trade and investment between Japan and the rest of the world.

The Asian Trade Promotion Forum sessions will be in Colombo during 24-26 August with around 40 delegates from 19 ATPF member countries taking part.  (Colombo/August 23 2015)

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