- Apparel leads the way with 25% growth, expectations to meet $ 5b target well before 2015
- Exports in June 2014 grew by 22% to $ 986 million, imports declined by 4.6%
- Industrial exports led at 64% followed by agricultural exports at 36%
Garments without Guilt since its origin was a driving tool to enhance the ethical and social behavior of the Apparel industry. As a mean of showcasing the strong contribution done by the apparel industry to uplift the lives of the public, GWG has enhanced its presence online by revamping the GWG Blog.
- Lanka’s top apparel trainer SLITA expands to regions
- $ 20,000 from KOICA for first regional apparel training
The county’s iconic green factory – the Hirdaramani Group’s Mihila Factory – recently re-certified itself as having completely offset it entire operational carbon footprint.
Lingerie Cluster in Nittambuwa have been awarded Eco Factory Attributes by the global retail giant Marks & Spencer (M&S) in recognition of achievements in reducing their environmental footprint.
Sri Lanka is heading towards achieving the apparel export target of US$ 10 billion by 2016, set by President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen said.
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