Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Guangzhou initiated and coordinated the participation of Sri Lanka in the Guangzhou World Agriculture Exposition from 05-07 September 2019, in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Export Development Board. It was the first time that Sri Lanka participated in the fair held in Guangzhou for international as well as local exhibitors and buyers. Hitherto, the exposition had catered only to the local market.
The Sri Lankan, companies, namely, Bio Food (Pvt) Ltd, Hero Nature Products (Pvt) Ltd, Hint Nuwara Eliya Private Ltd and Malwatte Valley Plantations PLC, participated in the fair.
The exposition provides a one-stop on technical solutions for farmers and enterprises in the field of agriculture as well as marketing and it is also a docking platform for global high –quality agricultural products. Many agricultural products and innovative technologies were exhibited through professional exhibitors from over 66 international agricultural related companies and entities, including foreign Consulates which participated at the fair. 270 domestic companies also showcased their products and technologies to qualified buyers.
The four Sri Lankan companies also participated in the matchmaking programme organized for exhibitors and secured several buyers for their products.