The maintenance, promotion and creation of demand for coconut products, both within and outside Sri Lanka.
Promote marketing of coconuts and coconut products both domestically and internationally and to facilitate and assist the marketing channels engaged in sales and export marketing, in achieving their targets of product - market diversification.
- Market Information Services
- Country wise, Exporter wise and Product wise information on coconut products.
- Potential export markets, Export prices, local market prices, Market trend of coconut products, Production of coconut products, Packing details, Freight charges and other relevant information.
- Information on international prices of vegetable oils and Coconut products.
- Competitors information relating to production and exports of coconut products.
- Updating and maintaining of coconut based website.
- Maintaining of information / documentation centre on coconut industry and trade.
- Information on registered exporters, manufacturers, brokers, estates and dealers etc. with CDA
- Market Research & Surveys.
- Forecasting of annual coconut production.
- Per capita consumption of fresh coconut and Coconut oil.
- Cost of production analysis of coconut products.
- Analysis of consumption of imported vegetable oils.
- Trade facilitation services
- Holding Colombo Fresh coconut auction and Copra auction.
- Conducting Regional Fresh coconut auctions in Coconut Triangle and Mini Coconut Triangle.
- Attending trade related disputes / claims (Holding arbitration with a view to resolving foreign and local claims arisen among exporters, millers, brokers, dealers and growers)
- Registration of exporters, dealers, brokers and estates of coconut products.
- Attending to problems faced by the exporters on classification of coconut products, and providing permission and monitoring of duty free imports of coconut products raw material for value addition and re-exports.
- Market Promotional Services
- Participation at Foreign trade fairs and Trade negotiations with trade related organizations abroad.
- Maintaining coconut and coconut related products sample showcases at foreign missions.
- Circulation of trade inquiries among the registered exporters.
- Trade Negotiations, (facilitating Buyer - Seller meetings) match making.
- Advisory/ Market support services on Coconut and coconut based products for potential exporters.
- Evaluation and Recommendation of New coconut based projects.
- Development and promotion of new coconut based enterprises/ entrepreneurs.
- Addressing of Tariff and Non-tariff related issues
- Participation at bi-lateral and multi-lateral trade negotiations.
- Free Trade negotiations etc.
- Dissemination of coconut industry related information, to stake holders through publications.
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