Kenya thinking about reducing the age limit for import vehicles to five years.

The quality assurance and inspection director or KEBS (Kenya Bureau of Standards), Mr John Abongo, has declared that Kenya wishes to reduce the age limit for import vehicles to five years, the limit being eight years currently. He was speaking during the East African Regional workshop for clean fuel, that is discussing the future standards for vehicles, regarding environmental problems in East Africa. The participants in the workshop have declared their intention to ...

Post in AUTOMOTIVE on October 16th, 2014
RamaDBK sponsor of Sri Lanka Festival in Tokyo.

RamaDBK has been a sponsor for many years to the Sri Lanka festival that takes place in September in the center of Tokyo. This year, RamaDBK has participated to the support to the festival given by the SLAEJ (Sri Lankan Automobile Exporters Association in Japan). Sri Lanka festival is the unique opportunity each year, when Sri Lankan living in Japan can have people share all aspects of their culture: food, dance and music show, promotion of tourism to Sri Lanka… As ...

Post in FEATURED on October 10th, 2014
Famous fortune teller and healer from Sri Lanka visits RamaDBK.

Mr Weerasinghe is a famous fortune teller and healer who has been exercising his talent not only in Sri Lanka, but also abroad in Europe and in America. He has visited Japan this month for a professional demonstration in Tokyo. As he needed some spare parts for his car, he has come to RamaDBK office in Yokohama. Mr Weerasinghe knows RamaDBK very well, as he has already come to our company in 2013. Our spare parts specialist, Mr Kodama, has helped him to find the parts ...

Post in RAMADBK NEWS on October 3rd, 2014
Japanese Prime Minister visits Sri Lanka.

Japanese Prime Minister Abe has just finished a visit to Sri Lanka. It is the first visit of a Japanese prime minister to Colombo in 24 years. Mr Abe stressed during his speech before the press that is grand-father, Nobusuke Kishi, had also been the first Japanese prime minister to visit Sri Lanka. Mr Abe’s visit resulted in important maritime deals with Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa. Since the end of the civil war 5 years ago and with political stability, ...

Post in FEATURED on September 25th, 2014
Mr Habibu from Tanzania is happy to receive his car from RamaDBK.

Mr Habibu is teacher in Tanzania. He had been searching for a high quality small bus for some time already for his school, but he could not find the right vehicle on the local market. For that reason, he has decided to import a small bus directly from Japan. After searching many websites, he has decided to get a quotation from RamaDBK, a prominent exporter of trucks and buses to Africa. He has been impressed by the large choice in RamaDBK stock and he has finally made ...

Post in RAMADBK NEWS on September 19th, 2014
Prominent car dealer from Tanzania visits RamaDBK.

Mr Bhaves is born and has grown in London, United Kingdom, but he is now living in Tanzania. After a travel in Tanzania a long time ago, he has fell in love for the country and for the natural beauty of the Kilimanjaro region. Then, he has decided to move to Tanzania and to settle his business there. Now, he is a successful businessman involved in multiple activities, ranging from hospitality and tourism to car import and trade. Mr Bhaves has become one of the prominent ...

Post in RAMADBK NEWS on September 11th, 2014
RamaDBK sponsors the annual meeting of VIASL.

    RamaDBK is one of the large Japanese exporters of vehicles to Sri Lanka, shipping thousands of vehicles each year. As Sri Lanka market is very important for the company, RamaDBK is implementing public relations actions to foster good relationships with customers and with related professional groups. This Year, RamaDBK is sponsoring the annual general meeting of the Vehicle Importer’s Association of Sri Lanka (VIASL). The VIASL is the authorized association ...

Post in RAMADBK NEWS on September 4th, 2014
Customers from Spain visit RamaDBK to get a large SUV for their African business.

Juan and Jorge are Spanish citizens but they have been making business in raw materials export in East Africa for several years already. As they have decided to spend more time in Africa, they have realized that they need a strong and powerful vehicle fit for the tough African roads. While they have come in Japan for a week for their business, it appeared to them that Japan was the right place to get the vehicle they need. Their business partner in Japan has recommended ...

Post in RAMADBK NEWS on August 27th, 2014
Free trade agreement between Japan and Mongolia to boost export of Japanese used vehicles.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Mongolian President Tskhiagiin Elbegdorj have just announced signing a free trade agreement in a press conference held in Tokyo this Tuesday. The negotiations had begun only in 2012, but the agreement was met very rapidly since then, as both countries have completely different specializations. Mongolia is producing raw materials while Japan is selling high tech products. Japan has exported for 288 million dollars to Mongolia in ...

Post in RAMADBK NEWS on August 21st, 2014
Importers from Kilimanjaro province in Tanzania are complaining about new tax increase on import vehicles.

Vehicle importers using the Holili border in Kilimanjaro region, between Tanzania and Kenya, are protesting against the new importation taxes suddenly decided and implemented from last month. The parliament has voted a sharp increase of taxes on second hand import vehicles in order to reduce the age of the vehicle fleet, forcing people to import newer less than 8 years old vehicles. It is reported that the tax amount on some vehicles has even doubled. As a  consequence, ...

Post in AUTOMOTIVE on August 11th, 2014
Happy customer from South Sudan sends his picture with his new truck.

Fred is working for the Episcopal Church in a Diocese near Juba, the capital of South Sudan. The Church needed a large flatbed body truck for transporting goods on long distance on the countryside. Fred had been looking for some time on the local market, but it appeared to him soon that he had to look for a truck from abroad to find the right vehicle in good condition. After researching many companies on Internet, he has decided to contact RamaDBK. Our sales representatives, ...

Post in RAMADBK NEWS on August 4th, 2014
RamaDBK sponsors the Cricket tournament for the SLAEAJ.

SLAEAJ, the Sri Lanka Automobile Exporters Association in Japan, is a business association created in year 2009 with the boom of Japanese car imports in Sri Lanka. RamaDBK CEO, Mr Ramanayake, has played the leading role in the constitution of the SLAEAJ at that time. Many companies are now members of the SLAEAJ and participate to the events organized by the association. This year, the SLAEAJ has organized a Cricket tournament, on 29th June 2014 on a ground near Edogawa ...

Post in FEATURED on July 28th, 2014
RamaDBK sponsors the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of Anagarika Dharmapala.

RamaDBK CEO, Mr Ramanayake, has come from Sri Lanka and established his vehicle export company in the 1980s. Since then, he has been playing a prominent role in the Sri Lankan business community in Japan and he is supporting many events organized by Sri Lanka people in Japan. This month, RamaDBK is sponsoring the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of Sri Lankan national hero Anagarika Dhamapala in Chiba prefecture, East of Tokyo. The event will take place in the ...

Post in FEATURED on July 16th, 2014
Customer from Malawi visits RamaDBK to purchase trucks for his transportation business.

Albert has been living in Australia for several years but he is originally a citizen of Malawi, in the Great Lakes region in East Africa. Now, he has decided to go back to his mother land and to begin a transportation business on his own. To begin his new activity, Albert needed some cheap and reliable trucks. After much research, he has come to the conclusion that Japanese trucks would be the most suitable for Malawi. After checking on Internet, he has decided to fly ...

Post in RAMADBK NEWS on July 9th, 2014
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