EDB Chief spells out measures to aim for $ 16 b goods and services exports in 2021 | Daily FT

Sri Lanka Export Development Board (SLEDB) new Chairman Suresh de Mel this week expressed confidence of giving the best shot at realising a near $ 16 billion target for 2021 despite domestic and global challenges. This confidence stems from a plethora of new initiatives as well as fine-tuning existing endeavours to develop and boost exports. “We are forecasting a performance of $ 15.68 billion in merchandise and service exports in 2021,” De Mel told Daily FT in an interview. The figure includes $ 12 billion from merchandise exports up from $ 10 billion achieved in 2020 and $ 3.58 billion from …

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