One of the oldest trading companies in Sri Lanka, CFT was
established in 1949 and became a publicly quoted company in 1978.
Located in the heart of Colombo’s commercial hub, CFT has been
trading for over 50 years and exports to customers in Asia,
Australia, Europe, the Middle East, South and Central America,
Russia and the United States
In addition to supplying its established clients, CFT’s goal is to
enter niche markets and build a reputation for offering distinctive
value added products and boost exports of its unique, high quality spices
and desiccated coconut.
Alongside its traditional commodity trading business CFT has diversified its operations into several sectors.
CFT recently established an energy division (CFT Energy) to build on its
existing trading operations and take advantage of emerging opportunities
in the energy sector. Through CFT Finance, CFT act as direct sales
associates for ICICI Bank (India's largest private sector bank) and are also
exploring various opportunities in the Sri Lankan finance and insurance sectors.
CFT Consulting provides a wide range of consultancy services for foreign
investors in Sri Lanka, offering a one stop shop to help its clients effecively
and efficiently do business in Sri Lanka.
CFT has controlling interest in West Coast Lanka (Pvt) Ltd (WCL), a
FMCG import and distribution company. WCL is the sole agent for ARS
brand pest control products in Sri Lanka.
CFT is also a substantial shareholder of Onally Holdings Limited, another
publicly quoted company with substantial real estate interests in