The South Asian region is undergoing a period of economic growth and is becoming the main source of growth in the world economy. This market reaches 1.5 billion people (1/5 of the world's population), and is increasing every year by 6-7%. Sri Lanka maintains high economic growth; it is the first country in the region that moved into the category of middle-income countries. The country retains low unemployment and moderate inflation, contributing to economic stability.
Economic indicators ‘14
B+Credit Score (S&P)
Investment forecast - stable
population of Sri Lanka
GDP of Sri Lanka
7,40%of economy growth
Rights of a foreign investor in Sri Lanka are guaranteed by the national constitution. Foreign investment and assets ownership are permitted to non-residents in most sectors of the economy.
Transparent legislation and organizational procedures allow creation of new businesses to both residents and foreign nationals. The independence of the judiciary guarantees the opportunity to resolve any disputes in the legal field.
Provision of tax holidays for up to 10 years period and exemptions on custom duties are made available in order to stimulate the creation of new jobs. In addition there are no restrictions on the movement of stocks and repatriation of profits.
Universal education, operating in the country, provides skilled labor, and English is the language of cross-national communication.
Courthouse in Colombo