Sri Lanka is the 65th largest export economy in the world and the 54th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2016, Sri Lanka exported $10.4B and imported $19B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $8.57B. In 2016 the GDP of Sri Lanka was $81.3B and its GDP per capita was $12.3k.
The top exports of Sri Lanka are Tea ($1.24B), Knit Women's Undergarments ($606M), Other Women's Undergarments ($565M), Knit Women's Suits ($480M) and Non-Knit Women's Suits ($462M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($1.45B), Cars ($633M), Light Rubberized Knitted Fabric ($621M), Cement ($536M) and Crude Petroleum ($488M).
The top export destinations of Sri Lanka are the United States ($2.81B), the United Kingdom ($1.05B), India ($753M), Germany ($509M) and Italy ($428M). The top import origins are China ($4.29B), India ($4.12B), Singapore ($1.33B), Japan ($700M) and Malaysia ($582M).