Sri Lanka Trade Summary

2008 Data

Sri Lanka exports, imports, tariff by year.

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Imports/Exports

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Sri Lanka

Overall Exports and Imports

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Exports (in US$ Mil): 8,177
No. Of products: 2,630
No. Of partners: 190
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 13,629
No. Of products: 4,110
No. Of partners: 148

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Black tea (fermented ...732,666.84
Black tea (fermented ...495,678.46
Diamonds non-industr ...292,063.11
T-shirts, singlets a ...276,935.33
Brassieres271,108.30
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils, etc, ...1,631,297.04
Petroleum oils and o ...1,318,010.56
Spelt, common wheat ...391,159.15
Diamonds non-industr ...289,723.80
Urea289,655.51

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States1,886 23.07
United Kingdom1,090 13.33
Italy445 5.44
India418 5.11
Belgium410 5.01
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
India2,836 20.81
Singapore1,599 11.73
Iran, Islamic Rep.1,197 8.78
China1,108 8.13
Hong Kong, China694 5.09

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials578 7.06 2,315 16.98 4.03
Intermediate goods1,043 12.75 5,515 40.47 5.36
Consumer goods5,998 73.35 3,778 27.72 12.36
Capital goods335 4.10 2,019 14.82 6.82

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.10
Index of export market penetration: 5.28
World Growth: 7.47
Country Growth: 5.12

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 10
Maximum Rate (%): 514.61
Simple Average (%): 10.95
Weighted Average (%): 7.12
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 4,284,687.82
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 12.55

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$ Mil): 40,714
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 1,810.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -13.69
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -5,572.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 12.31
Trade (% of GDP): 63.37