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Swedish trade experts in town

Three Swedish trade experts will meet and discuss with Sri Lankan exporters who wish to find export markets in Sweden at the World Trade Centre, Colombo on Wednesday, February 15.

The arrangements to bring down these experts from the Swedish National Board of Trade was made by the Department of Commerce (DoC).

“Sweden–Sri Lanka bilateral trade was at $64 million in 2015. This shows that there is strong unrealised trade potential for both countries,” said Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen said.

“This initiative is the first step to open new trade and diversify present trade links.”

Among the topics of presentations are info on Swedish market for food products for private label industry (with special focus on dried coconut products, fruits and vegetables, spices including cinnamon, tea, organic food products), rules and regulations when exporting food