Exporting to Sri Lanka

A guide for British businesses who are interested in developing their overseas trade and doing business in Sri Lanka.



A detailed guide on doing business in and with Sri Lanka. The guide contains information on:

  • challenges of doing business in Sri Lanka
  • growth potential
  • trade between the UK and Sri Lanka
  • opportunities in Sri Lanka
  • start-up considerations
  • legal considerations
  • tax and customs considerations
  • entry requirements
  • who to contact for more help

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Published 18 June 2014
Last updated 13 August 2015 + show all updates
  1. 2015 update of exporting to Sri Lanka guide.

  2. Updated 2014 version of exporting to Sri Lanka guide.

  3. First published.