Bringing into focus the diverse trade opportunities that exist between India and Sri Lanka, the ninth Indian Trade Fair will open on May 07 at the Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre, Colombo.
Organised by MP Events Lanka and partnered by PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, India, it will continue until Saturday 09 May with nearly 80 Indian exhibitors showcasing their products and looking to establishing partnerships with Sri Lankan entrepreneurs.
“To Indian businessmen in particular, this is an ideal opportunity to showcase their wide range of products and services thus opening new avenues of trade in Sri Lanka. It will also facilitate their interaction with agents, dealers, distributors, manufacturers, exporters, entrepreneurs, Chambers of Commerce, Association members and direct marketing companies.”, said Saurabh Sanyal, Secretary General of the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, India, The main objective of the Indian Trade Fair 2015 is to develop trade relations between both nations and to promote opportunities in Sri Lanka for Indian industries and industrialists. It will also help exhibitors to generate business through displays / direct interactions and will enhance the synergistic effect to attract top level professionals from the industry, thus improving technology, focus and visitors.
“Providing a platform for Sri Lankan and Indian businessmen and industry professionals to meet and establish trade links has been the objective of this event,” said Emile Gunesekera, Director of MP Events Lanka.
This year we will see exhibitors representing an expansive profile which includes Construction and Infrastructure, Turbines, Water Purification and Filtration Systems, Fire Extinguishers and Safety Products, Agriculture and Farming Equipment, Industrial Boilers, Laboratory Instruments, Medical Equipment, Pollution Control Equipment, Robotic Cloth Washing Systems, Filter Press and Plates, Wires and Cables, Vehicle Meters and Tracking devices, Transformers, Rubber Products, Solar Power Products, Consumer Electronics, Kitchen Appliances, Confectionery, Food Supplements, Dairy Products, Spices, Books and Online Publications, Laboratory and Education Trainer Kits, Leather Products etc, he added.
To mark this occasion, the Federation of Chambers of Commerce in Sri Lanka together with MP Events Lanka (Pvt) Ltd have organised the 3rd Indo-Ceylon Economic Dialogue (ICE 3) to mark the 9th Indian Trade Fair. This forum will be held on the 08th May 2015 at 10.30 am at SLECC.
FCCISL is the rallying point for free enterprises in Sri Lanka. It has empowered Sri Lankan businesses, in changing times, to sharpen their competitiveness and thus enhanced their national and global reach. With a nationwide membership of over 50 chambers of commerce and business associations, FCCISL espouses the shared vision of Sri Lankan businesses and speaks directly and indirectly to over 12,500 business units. It has an expanding membership of enterprises drawn from large, medium, small and tiny segments of manufacturing, distributive trade and services. Set up in 1973, FCCISL is the largest and most representative apex business organisation of Sri Lankan business.