Apparel

Highest apparel exports per capita in the region

15% of the Sri Lankan workforce

Adept at complex manufacturing

Highest International Labor Standards

Ethical Production “Garment without Guilt”

Leveraging on creativity and experience in an array of fields such as Design, R&D and Innovation, the Sri Lankan Apparel Sector has shown steady growth over the past three decades.
This flagship export sector has evolved from the traditional low-wage driven cost-competitive model of production, to where the island’s manufacturers now provide sophisticated solutions to the industry’s more complex needs of the world’s leading brands.

Priority Areas for Investment

  • Intimate wear.
  • Casual wear.
  • Active wear.
  • Wearable tech.
    • Smart Textiles, Digital coloration, Flexible electronics Adaptive compression
    • Wearable deployment systems
    • Mobile integration

International Brands

Apparel Exports 2012 - 2021(Jan)

Source : EDB

Major Market 2021 Apparel Sector

Source : EDB

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