Sri Lanka exports mostly textiles, garments and tea, as well as spices, gems, coconut products, rubber and fish. Exports are majorly destined to the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Belgium and Italy. Sri Lanka imports petroleum, textile fabrics, foodstuffs, and machinery and transportation equipment.

Imports The top imports of Sri Lanka are Refined Petroleum ($1.87B), Light Rubberized Knitted Fabric ($815M), Gold ($617M), Cars ($555M), and Broadcasting Equipment ($362M), importing mostly from India ($4.23B), China ($4.08B), Singapore ($1.18B), United Arab Emirates ($1.06B), and Malaysia ($851M).

Trade with Pakistan

As the 2nd bilateral FTA of Sri Lanka, the framework agreement of PSFTA was signed on the 01st August 2002 and the PSFTA came into operation from 12th June 2005. In accordance with the respective commitments under the PSFTA, Pakistan has implemented its final phasing out in March 2009, whereas Sri Lanka has completed its phasing out commitments in November 2010.

Sri Lanka – Pakistan External Trade 


2016 – 2017

2017 – 2018

2018 – 2019

2019 – 2020