5%+ 5%+ GDP Growth in the Past Decade
US$ 1.5Bn 1.5Bn Annual FDI Target within next 3 years
US$ 1.5Bn 1.5Bn Annual FDI Inflow
14 14 Export Processing Zones in Operation

Why Sri Lanka

Strategic Location

Sri Lanka is situated strategically at the crossroads of major shipping routes to....

Investment Incentives

The Inland Revenue Act No. 24 of 2017 provides an Incentive Regime granting Zero....

Access To Key Markets

Sri Lanka’s strategic location provides great opportunities to enter into free...

Educated And Adaptable Workforce

Sri Lanka comprises of a highly versatile and skilled workforce which is cost competitive...

Fast Developing Infrastructure

Sri Lanka has experienced significant improvements to available infrastructure..

Quality of Life

Sri Lanka often referred to as the ‘pearl of the Indian ocean’, is claimed by both locals and expats alike as....

Investment Protection

Sri Lanka has entered into 28 Bilateral Investment Promotion and Protection Treaties (BITs) so far...

Avoidance of Double Taxation

Sri Lanka has entered in to Double Taxation Avoidance Agreements with 44 countries to eliminate....

Investment Opportunities



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“To make Sri Lanka the most preferred destination for sustainable investment in Asia”


Attract and secure sustainable investments for optimum utilization of resources and talents, through vigorous promotion and excellent investor facilitation whilst preserving harmony with the natural environment as a significant contributor in the development of the national economy

About Us

Established in 1978, under the name Greater Colombo Economic Commission, the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka is one of the foremost investment promotion agencies in South Asia. As the apex agency for foreign direct investment in Sri Lanka, there are over 1700 enterprises under the purview of BOI in the span of its 40 years in operation.
In carrying out its primary function of investment promotion, the BOI aims at sector based investor targeting, while specializing in aftercare, navigating and regulating investor operations to reach its true and highest potential throughout the lifespan of the enterprise.

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