Access To Key Markets

Sri Lanka’s strategic location provides great opportunities to enter into free trade and partnership agreements with several Asia’s trade powerhouses.

Free Trade Agreements
EU GSP+
 

Market Access

(No. of items with Zero Duty)

Population

6,400 tariff lines (8-digit level) 

445 Million 

USA GSP+
Market Access (No. of items with Zero Duty) Population

3,500 tariff lines (8-digit level) 

328Million 

These four markets alone combine to present an opportunity to reach over 2 billion people, when establishing your enterprise in Sri Lanka.

An added advantage for a company locating to Sri Lanka is the preferential market access gained to two large regional blocs under the South Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA) and the Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA).