The Government of Sri Lanka, which has embarked on an ambitious economic growth program, has decided to conduct an International Trade Fair (CRT) for the benefit of global players in Coconut, Rubber and Tea industries value chains. The CRT, which is scheduled to be held from 11th to 13th August 2017 in Colombo, will be organized by the Ministry of Plantation Industries (MPI). The venue will be the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) which is the best location for conduct of international events of this nature.
The CRT will be a world class event with facilities for global value chain players in coconut, rubber and tea industries to meet, network, interact, share and learn latest knowledge pertaining to all aspects of their respective industry operations. Participants will have access to industry information which relates to markets, technological aspects, production processes and products. The event will be designed to facilitate free flow of information among participants with unrestricted interactions aided by innovative ICT practices. Any participant, both local and foreign, will enjoy numerous benefits. It will also provide a transparent global market opportunity for all types of coconut, rubber and tea based products and allied services offered by participants.
The participants at the CRT - 2017 would include, (a) machinery and equipment suppliers, (b) technology and knowledge providers, (c) suppliers of materials including chemicals, (d) traders, distributors and marketers, (e) CRT producers and value added products manufacturers.