News & Events
Jul 22
CFW aims to make Sri Lanka swimwear capital via Asia’s first ever show

By Shehana Dain
Colombo Fashion Week (CFW) aims to position Sri Lanka as the capital for swimwear in the region with what it claimed as Asia’s first ever dedicated show in August.

Jul 16
Renewal of US GSP: What it offers Sri Lankan exporters

By Suwendrani Jayaratne and Dharshani Premaratne
President Obama signed the ‘Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015’on 29 June authorising the renewal of the US GSP scheme, almost two years after it expired. The scheme, instituted in 1974 and renewed periodically is designed to promote trade in developing countries. It provides exporters of 122 countries duty free access to the US market for selected products.

Jul 11
Exports to US on steady rise: Rishad
  • Says US is world’s leading consumer of Lankan exports
  • Thanking the US Govt. for GSP: Rishad
  • YoY exports to US up by 8%, 59% since ’10
  • 2014 exports to US at $ 2.7 b

Sri Lanka’s exports to US are surging on hectic phase and June’s renewed US GSP facility has boosted Sri Lanka’s export development efforts.

Jul 08
Hirdaramani, Kahathuduwa receives LEED Platinum Green Building Certification

Hirdaramani Industries Ltd., Kahathuduwa, a flagship facility of the Hirdaramani Group, was awarded LEED Platinum certification established by the US Green Building Council and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI).

LEED, or Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design, is a green building certification program that recognises best-in-class building strategies and practices. To receive LEED certification, building projects have to satisfy prerequisites and earn points to achieve different levels of certification.

Jul 02
Fashion e-commerce set to drive future for ‘Designed and Made Sri Lanka’, Sri Lanka’s game-changing online designer fashion destination, to launch this week

Sri Lanka is uniquely positioned to offer a unique fashion product to the world, owing to the availability of apparel industry manufacturing and finishing technology and access to a remarkable cottage industry that can deliver unique heritage textiles. Furthermore, due to the development in contemporary design talent in the last decade, a fantastic pool of creative talent is also available in the island.

Jul 02
Textured Jersey in major overseas acquisition

On the way to becoming one of the largest mills in South Asia; announces move to acquire Ocean India hot on the heels of Quenby Lanka Prints buy

Just weeks after being crowned overall victor and ‘International Textile Firm of the Year’ at the World Textile Awards in London, Textured Jersey Lanka PLC is on another mission to excel.

Jun 30
Hirdaramani Celebrates World Environment Day 2015

Hirdaramani Celebrates World Environment Day 2015

Jun 20
Textured Jersey embarks on trailblazing MOU with WNPS

Textured Jersey Lanka (TJL), Sri Lanka’s leading sustainability-driven mill, together with the Wildlife and Nature Protection Society (WNPS), Asia’s pioneering nature conservation movement, entered into a trendsetting five-year MoU which was signed recently at the Presidential Secretariat premises, in the presence of President Maithripala Sirisena.

Jun 15
EDB, JAAF showcase Lankan apparels to Latin America

As Sri Lankan annual apparel exports closed in on the crucial $ 5 billion mark, South America’s largest apparel market was given a preview of Lankan fashion when the Brazil International Apparel Sourcing Show 2015 (BIAS 2015) opened in Sao Paulo on 27 May.

Jun 12
MAS wins most number of awards at PVH Global Supply Chain Summit

MAS Intimates Managing Director and MAS Holdings Group Director Dian Gomes receives an award from PVH Chief Supply Chain Officer Bill McRaith in the presence of PVH EVP – Global Supply Chain Mark Green

MAS Holdings was recognised at the PVH Corp. Global Supply Chain Summit held in Phuket, Thailand recently.

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