Fair trade is child's play for wooden toy exporter Lanka Trade

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Friday, 16 October 2020

Wooden toy company Lanka Kade has taken fair trade into the mainstream by sourcing products from artisan Sri Lankan manufacturers that are sold into Europe and other markets. But with the end of the UK-EU transition period set to complicate Britain’s trading relationship with Europe, the Leicestershire company has turned to the ChamberCustoms service for help. Co-founder Diane Soysa explains to Dan Robinson how important this has been to continuing the firm’s ethos.

Every month, a ship leaves Sri Lanka with at least one 40ft-long container packed with wooden children’s toys.

It is headed for England, where it will eventually be delivered to a warehouse in Market

 link source - East Midlands Chamber

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