Sri Lanka

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Econ Complexity 115th of 184
1980
2014

$11.8B

Exports 81st of 221
1980
2014

$21B

Imports 74th of 221
1980
2014

$11.8k

GDP Per Capita 91st of 184
1990
2014

Sri Lanka is the 81st largest export economy in the world and the 115th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2015, Sri Lanka exported $11.8B and imported $21B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $9.2B. In 2015 the GDP of Sri Lanka was $82.3B and its GDP per capita was $11.8k.

The top exports of Sri Lanka are Tea ($1.22B), Other Women's Undergarments ($617M), Knit Women's Undergarments ($570M), Non-Knit Women's Suits ($555M) and Knit Women's Suits ($502M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($2.06B), Refined Petroleum ($1.51B), Cars ($1.29B), Crude Petroleum ($679M) and Light Rubberized Knitted Fabric ($539M).

The top export destinations of Sri Lanka are the United States ($2.99B), the United Kingdom ($1.1B), India ($830M), Germany ($584M) and Italy ($420M). The top import origins are India ($5.49B), China ($3.55B), Japan ($1.38B), France ($1B) and the United Arab Emirates ($986M).

Sri Lanka is an island and borders India and Maldives by sea.

Economic Complexity of Sri Lanka

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