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EDB Presents 22nd Presidential Export Awards


The 22nd Presidential Export Awards Ceremony (PEA) was held to celebrate the outstanding achievements of the Exporters at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) in Colombo, on September 18, 2018,

In total, 58 awards were presented during the ceremony including 11 Overall awards, 38 Sectoral Awards for Highest Foreign Exchange Earners, and 09 for Emerging Exporters. MAS Holdings (Pvt) Ltd won overall award for  the” Exporting Conglomerate of the Year” which was introduced for the first time to appreciate and celebrate export excellence by a Sri Lankan Conglomerate at the Presidential Export Awards 2018 and MAS Intimates (Pvt) Ltd won this year’s “Exporter of the Year” overall award.

 The selections for the awards were done by an eminent Panel of Judges headed by a retired Judge of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka. The panel comprised of Senior Officials from the Ministry of Development Strategies & International Trade, the Department of Commerce, Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC), Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Sri Lanka (FCCISL), National Chamber of Exporters (NCE) and the National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka (NCCSL).

 Presidential Export Awards  2017/18

Overall Awards  ( 11 Nos.) Presented By His Excellency President of Sri Lanka

Description of Special Award             Winner

Woman Exporter of the Year           Senikma Holdings (Pvt) Ltd

Contributor to Sustainable              Brandix Apparel Limited

Development in Exports  Development in Exports

Contributor from the Regions to the Export Supply Chain MAS Intimates (Pvt) Ltd

Employment Provider in the Export Industry  Brandix Apparel Limited

Sri Lankan Export Brand       Akbar Brothers (Pvt) Ltd

Market Diversified Exporter        Camso Loadstar (Pvt) Ltd

Net Foreign Exchange Earner     MAS Intimates (Pvt) Ltd

Most Globally Outreached Sri Lankan Brand   Dilmah Ceylon Tea Company PLC

Globally Operated Highest Foreign Exchange Earner            Brandix Apparel Limited

Exporter of the Year          MAS Intimates (Pvt) Ltd

Exporting Conglomerate of the Year MAS Holdings (Pvt) Ltd

Presidential Export Awards  2017/18                                 

Award Winners – Highest Foreign Exchange Earner     

Product Sector           Winner                 

Electronics & Electrical Products  CCS Lanka (Pvt) Ltd

Light Engineering     Asiabike Industrial Limited

Plastic Products     Aqua Packaging (Pvt) Ltd

Packaging, Printing & Stationery Nithya Paper & Boards Lanka (Pvt) Ltd

Footwear       MAS Fabrics (Pvt) Ltd

Textile         ISIN Lanka (Pvt) Ltd

Fish & Fisheries  John  Sea Foods (Pvt) Ltd

Ornamental Fish   Orna Fish (Pvt) Ltd

Boat Building  Neil Fernando & Co. (Pvt) Ltd

Ship Building   Colombo Dockyard PLC

Logistic Services   Expolanka Freight (Pvt) Ltd

Entrepot Trade    Camso Trading (Pvt) Ltd

Tea               Akbar Brothers (Pvt) Ltd

Rubber Based Products       Camso Loadstar (Pvt) Ltd

Spices & Concentrates  Samagi Spice Exports (Pvt) Ltd

Coconut kernel Products    Nestle Lanka PLC

Coconut Non-kernel Products Jacobi Carbons Lanka (Pvt) Ltd

Fruits & Vegetables    Dole Lanka (Pvt) Ltd

Floriculture     Tropiflora (Pvt) Ltd

Gems   Natural Sapphires Ceylon (Pvt) Ltd

Jewellery         Renelle (Pvt) Ltd

Diamond         Diamond Cutters Limited

Ceramic, Porcelain & Glass Based Products  Piramal Glass Ceylon PLC

Chemical & Paints Products   S & D Chemicals (Pvt) Ltd

Wooden Products   D. R. Exports (Pvt) Ltd  (DAMRO)

Leather Products  Lanka Leather Fashion (Pvt) Ltd

Apparel  MAS Intimates (Pvt) Ltd

ICT       Virtusa (Pvt) Ltd

BPM/KPM       WNS Global Services (Pvt) Ltd

Construction Services Sanken Overseas (Pvt) Ltd

Hi-tech & Innovative Products  Camso Loadstar (Pvt) Ltd

Processed Food & Beverages     Sri Lankan Catering Limited

Herbal & Spa Products  Link Natural Products (Pvt) Ltd

Wellness Services Barberyn Reef Ayurveda Resort Hospital (Pvt) Ltd

Organic Products    CBL Natural Foods (Pvt) Ltd

Handloom Products    Barbara Sansoni Exports (Pvt) Ltd

Toys        Paradise Toys (Pvt) Ltd

Crafts & Lifestyle   Nienhuis Asia (Pvt) Ltd

Presidential Export Awards  2017/18

Award Winners –     Emerging Exporter Sector Winner

Apparel         Rich Light Exports (Pvt) Ltd

Tea                Ceylon Tea Export

Coconut kernel Products       Senikma Holdings (Pvt) Ltd

Coconut Non-kernel Products   Lanktrad International (Pvt) Ltd

Electronics & Electrical Products   V S Turbo (Pvt) Ltd

Gems                         Ceylon Fine Gems (Pvt) Ltd

Fish & Fisheries           Quality Food Exporters (Pvt) Ltd

Light Engineering           Creative Cycles (Pvt) Ltd

Spices & Concentrates       Nihal Shantha & Sons