Last update:Mon, 21 Nov 2022

Leading German Importer urges Sri Lankan agri-product exporters to practice superior packaging to capture European markets

BethkeMr. Jan Paul Bethke, a leading German importer of Sri Lankan fruits and tea, urged Sri Lankan Agri-product exporters to practice effective and superior packaging if they are to be successful in terms of capturing markets in Europe.“If you package your product well, include a QR code (incorporating extensive details such as the farmer who grew products), and convey a personalised story, customers in advanced markets such as Germany and Europe would develop an affinity with your products”, Bethke noted. He made these remarks at a forum organised by the Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) on packaging and value addition strategies to enhance Sri Lanka’s Agri-product exports to Germany on 12thJanuary 2022, in coordination with the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Germany.

Happy Pongal 2022

Pongal2022May the joyous festival of harvest bring joy and good luck aplenty to you and your loved ones!

Best wishes from HE the Ambassador and the Embassy staff

Happy Pongal!

Reminder: Fifth Embassy Webinar on the theme of "Sustainable Supply Chains and Due Diligence Laws in the Organic Agriculture Sector” scheduled for 24 January 2022

Webinar5 1REMINDER to register for the 5th of the series of webinars organized by the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Germany in collaboration with Export Development Board of Sri Lanka and Import Promotion Desk of Berlin on the topic of "Sustainable Supply Chains and Due Diligence Laws in the Organic Agriculture Sector” scheduled for 24 January 2022 from 1530 Hrs (IST) (1100 Hrs CET) onwards .

Consular Services to Sri Lankan Citizens in Germany from 1st January 2022

Crest4WebsiteFollowing the decision of the Government of Sri Lanka to close down the Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Frankfurt, the provision of consular services by the Consulate will cease from 31 st  December 2021. However, the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Berlin will continue to serve Sri Lankan citizens in Germany uninterruptedly covering the jurisdictions of all Federal States of Germany including the jurisdictions which came under the purview of the Consulate General.