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.



  • Highest apparel exports per capita in the region
  • 15% of the Sri Lankan workforce
  • Adept at complex manufacturing
  • Ethical Production “Garment without Guilt”

Apparel Exports 2012 - 2020 (Sep)

Major markets

Major Market 2019

International Brands