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Fresh push for Made in Sri Lanka at world’s largest consumer goods show Ambiente in Germany


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By Charumini de Silva in Frankfurt

Made in Sri Lanka products will make a fresh push to win more buyers at the world’s largest consumer goods exhibition Ambiente, which opens today in Frankfurt, Germany. 

Five companies fromSri Lanka will be showcasing their products at Ambiente 2019, which runs till 12 February at Messe Frankfurt. They are AMP Ceylon, Art Decoration, Dankotuwa Porcelain, Gospel House Handicrafts, and Selyn Exporters. Dankotuwa Porcelain has been participating for more than 30 years.

They will exhibit with the products covering interior decoration items, handicrafts, kitchen accessories and other consumer products. Ceramic companies such as Dankotuwa porcelain are in hall 5.1 (Dining) while the other companies are in hall 9.2 and 9.3 (Giving & Living global sourcing).

According to Messe Frankfurt, Sri Lanka has been participating in Ambiente for over 30 years and a number of industries have developed from this fair such as ceramic and handicrafts. 

Ambiente is the world’s biggest and most international trade fair for the consumer-goods industry and with a clear, target-group specific structure within the Dining, Giving, Living and Sourcing. It also offers unique spectrum of products for the table, kitchen and housewares, gifts and decorative articles and interior design concepts and furnishing accessories.

Last year, Ambiente had over 4441 exhibitors and over 136,400 buyers came to the fair.

The top 10 visitor nations at Ambiente 2018 after Germany were China, France, Great Britain, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, South Korea, the Netherlands, Turkey, and the USA.

There was also above average growth in the number of visitors from China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Vietnam, as well as the USA, Canada, Australia, Russia, the United Arab Emirates, and South American nations, such as Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina, according to Messe Frankfurt.

 


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