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World Export Development Forum( WEDF) BMICH Colombo, 12th to 13th October 2016

The 16th World Export Development Forum( WEDF), the annual flagship event of the International Trade Centre ( ITC) will be held for the first time in Colombo, Sri Lanka from 12th to 13th October 2016.

The theme for the forum is Trade for Success: Connect, Compete and Change". The forum is expected to provide a platform for B2B matchmaking opportunities in support of a trade-led development. The two day froum will comprise the following events;

- "Plenary" and "In focus" Sessions

- "How to" Workshops

- Mini Exhibition of 50 Sri Lankan companies

- B2B meeting programmes for 100 Sri Lankan companies

The B2B interactive session between the Sri lankan exporters and foreign business delegates has been scheduled as an integral part of the WEDF which is designed to ensure direct interaction between Sri Lankan businesses and foreign buyers. The follwing sectors have been arranged for B2B meetings;

- ICT and Tourism

- Speciality Food- spices, tea and processed food

- Apparel, rubber and other manufacturing products

Sri Lanka Export Development Board