Invest in Sri Lanka - MORE IMPORTANTLY, WHY INVEST NOW?
Sri Lanka is strategically located at the crossroads of major shipping routes to South Asia, the Far East, and the continents of Europe and America.
Home to one of the Top 25 Container Ports in the World, the country is a key port of call for shipping lines and airfreight services.
Further, Sri Lanka’s proximity to the Indian sub-continent positions the country as a gateway to a market of 1.9 billion people in South Asia alone.
These factors combined, generate keen interest in Sri Lanka as a preferred investment destination in the region.
Sri Lanka is a vibrant stakeholder of the bustling Asian Economy, which is considered the epicenter of the world's growth over the next decade.
1st :Port in South Asia - Colombo Port (WB, S&P Mkt. Intelligence 2022).
1st: First South Asian country to trial 5G technology in 2022. BEST: Trans-shipment Hub in South Asia.
2nd: The safest cities for women traveling alone (Women Solo Travel Index – 2022).
17th: Top 20 Places to Travel 2022 (Readers’ Choice).
Best-in-region: Physical and human capital infrastructure position Sri Lanka as a compelling investment destination.
With a range of emerging opportunities across selected sectors, Sri Lanka has put in place high-quality infrastructure to facilitate investment in areas of specific interest.
Connectivity continues to ramp up via a rapidly expanding highway network, while the deep water ports of Colombo and Hambantota leverage on Sri Lanka's natural location advantage for sea cargo.
Port City Colombo, a services oriented special economic zone based on reclaimed land which is an extension of the country's Central Business District, symbolizes Sri Lanka's future orientation against a backdrop of industrial excellence fostered by the Board of Investment over the last four decades.
Sri Lankan manufacturers are vital stakeholders in global supply chains ranging from aerospace to apparel, and provide the systems engineering for key e - commerce and commercial trading platforms.
This is a country that is rich in talent and opportunity