March 2, 2023

Apparel Sector to introduce industry advisors to strengthen occupation safety and health measures through The Better Work Initiative [Press Release]

The Better Work Sri Lanka programme of the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) recently concluded

February 22, 2023

JAAF Denounces PUCSL-Approved 66% Electricity Tariff Hike [Press Release]

● JAAF is perplexed by PUCSL overlooking the industry’s submissions and cautions.● Current tariff increase based on speculative increasing demand,

February 6, 2023

Joint Apparel Association Forum of Sri Lanka Right of Reply to: ‘Misleading Responses by JAAF, TEA and Other Exporters on Illegal Foreign Exchange Transfers’

Published by the DailyFT We write in response to multiple false allegations raised in the article titled: ‘Misleading Responses by

January 19, 2023

JAAF raises objection to the Government’s plans to withdraw Gazette No 2041/10 of the Licensing of Shipping Agents Act which protects importers and exporters from anti-competitive practices. [Press Release]

● Market-friendly legislation should not be withdrawn under any circumstances unless the ministry wishes to make Sri Lankan exports noncompetitive

January 2, 2023

ශ‍්‍රී ලංකා මහ බැංකු අධිපතිවරයා අපනයන ප්‍රේෂණ සහ පරිවර්තන පිළිබඳ වාර්තා ඉදිරිපත් කරයි [පුවත් නිවේදන]

ඒකාබද්ධ ඇඟලූම් සංගම් සංසදය (JAAF) සිය සාමාජිකයන් අපනයන ආදායම නැවත මෙරටට ගෙන්වා ගැනීම පිළිබඳ මහ බැංකු නීතිවලට දැඩි ලෙස අනුකූල

December 28, 2022

CBSL Governor sets record straight on export remittances & conversions [Press Release]

The Joint Apparel Association Forum (JAAF) asserts that its membership strictly abides by the Central Bank laws on repatriating export

October 12, 2022

JAAF warns tax increase counter-productive to boosting exports, competitiveness

JAAF Secretary General Yohan Lawrence extends full support mechanisms and processes to improve tax administration and collection and broadening of

September 12, 2022

PM thanks apparel exporters for resilience; promises fresh support

Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena on Friday assured the apparel industry of Government assistance for expansion and further diversification of the

July 25, 2022

Apparel exports hit all-time high in June

Apparel exports in June had reached an all-time high figure for a month of $ 537 million as well as

July 25, 2022

Apparel sector braves through crisis with increased cooperation among manufacturers

Sri Lanka’s ongoing economic and political turmoil has taken the country back in terms of development. However, sectors such as

June 15, 2022

Protecting hard-earned reputation of SL apparel exports is priority: JAAF

Warns that brands may move to alternate production locations Bracing for 20% reduction in orders, export earnings to take a

June 15, 2022

“We believe in Sri Lanka’s resilience,” says Calzedonia President

Italian retailer sees strong prospects for the South Asian nation’s apparel industry Despite the economic crisis Sri Lanka finds itself