The Ministry of Industries and Commerce says that the reflection of Sri Lanka trade, tourism and investment exhibition conducted in parallel to the commonwealth heads of government meeting has been extremely successful. It has boosted tremendously the efforts to propagate investments opportunities in Sri Lanka. 240 thousand local and foreign representatives have participated in programmes to enlighten on investment.
One thousand 428 out of them were foreign buyers from 66 countries. The Chinese council on promotion of international trade, and the Chinese association on international economic cooperation as well as an Italian construction company were among those who attended the programmes to educate the participants. The ministry adds that the exhibitors and buyers have reached agreements to commence many businesses. Buyers were enlightened especially on investment opportunities in aquatic resources, tea and coconut sectors.