April 17, 2020

Guidelines on COVID-19 preparedness for workplaces

This document outlines the guidelines to be followed at workplaces, to prevent/control the spread of COVID-19 infection and to promote

April 14, 2020

Statement by JAAF Chairman Mr. A. Sukumaran on the Impact on Sri Lanka’s Apparel Industry Due to the Prevalence of Covid-19

As the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic continues to spread across the globe, people around the world find their daily lives

March 13, 2020

Measures proposed to minimize virus impact on apparel industry

Requests govt. permission for 90 hours of OT per month from current 60 hours  Asks for clearance for weekly charter

March 10, 2020

Sri Lanka expects apparel orders to recover; Coronavius hit on exports US$500mn in 2Q

By Mahadiya Hamza | ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka is expecting to lose 500 million US dollars of apparel exports from

March 6, 2020

Sri Lanka sees orders slow as coronavirus hits main export markets

5 March 2020 | By: Hannah Abdulla Sri Lanka is dealing with a fall in apparel order volumes as the

March 5, 2020

Apparel industry holds crucial meeting today to assess virus hit

By Shabiya Ali Ahlam The representatives of Sri Lanka’s apparel sector will meet today to assess the impact of the

March 5, 2020

Exporters must prepare for COVID-19 fallout: EDB chief

Predicts 25% or $ 750 m drop in exports in 2Q Says top export industries – apparel, tea, rubber, coconut,

February 21, 2020

Sri Lanka garment and textile exports up over 5% in 2019

By: Michelle Russell Sri Lanka recorded over 5% growth in the export of textiles and garments in 2019, new data

February 14, 2020

‘FTAs have not provided sizeable market access to apparel exports’

by Sanath Nanayakkare Sri Lanka’s FTAs have not provided considerable market access to the apparel exports industry. Therefore, we propose

February 14, 2020

Star Garment Group’s Innovation Center Wins 2020 AIA New York Merit Award for Sustainability

Star Garment Group (‘Star’), a leading global manufacturing company, announced that the company’s Innovation Center has received the 2020 Merit

February 13, 2020

Tax changes to be gazetted tomorrow

The requests made by the apparel sector are included in the amendments to the Inland Revenue Act expected to be

February 13, 2020

Apparel seeks support for growth

By Shailendree Wickrama Adittiya The Sri Lanka apparel industry yesterday called for a number of measures from the Government, including