Seminar on New Trade Regulations Imposed by Pakistan & United Arab Emirates on Plastic Packaging and Other Plastic Articles

The demand for eco-friendly products / packing materials is rapidly increasing in the global trade. Restriction and ban of products which are known to be environmental hazardous are already established by many countries. (i.e. Pakistan & UAE).

To overcome this situation, it is imperative to be aware of this new development by the exporters and related industries and who should be able to confront the challenges arising due to this Implementations.

The Export Development Board is organizing the above seminar and wishes to invite the Sri lankan export and related industries to participate at this programme.

Programme Outline:

Sri Lanka Trade with Pakistan & UAE

Challenges faced due to use of non degradable plastics in international trade and possible solutions

 Packaging standards & international trade

 Basics of oxo - biodegradable plastics technology & its advantages

 Use of packing materials & bilateral trade between Sri Lanka & Pakistan.

Speakers: Local & foreign Experts in the field


a To create awareness on new regulations & its impact on Sri Lankan exports among the exporters & other officers in relevant Government Institutions

To make exporters ready to use & adopt new technology on oxo-biodegradable plastic In export trade

For Whom:

 Managers & decision makers in exporting companies particularly to Pakistan & UAE

 Packing material manufacturers & suppliers in Sri Lanka

 Officers in relevant Government Institutions


Tuesday, 10 September 2013 from 9.00 am to 2.30pm


Auditorium, NDB-EDB Tower

Nawam Mawatha,Colombo 02



How to enroll:

Absolutely free entrance for exporters / related industries. Limited to 75 seats on first come first served basis. Please submit your application form to or fax to 011 2300724 before 6h September 2013 (applications could be downloaded from EDB website -

Refreshments will be provided

For further Information:



NDB-EDB Tower, No 42, Nawam Mawatha

Colombo 02

Contact Nalin Dolawatta

011 230 20 72 or 0714447393 
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Seminar on New Trade Regulations



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