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Monday, 13 October 2014 - 10:22
Spice exports increase 14%
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Sri Lanka has met 56 percent of the export target for 2014 by August.

Industry and Commerce Minister Rishard Bathiudeen told members at the 11th Annual General Meeting of the Spice Council, that thanks to the committed spice and other product exporters, we are moving towards the 20 billion US dollars target.

The performance of minor export crops which declined in 2012, performed well in 2013.

From January to August this year exports had increased by 14.03% to US 7.34 billion dollars, compared to the corresponding period of 2013.
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