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Import and Export Data for Sri Lanka

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This is a detailed overview of imports and exports between Sri Lanka and the US. Below you will find information on top exporters and most active ports in Sri Lanka. Scroll further to get a comprehensive list of imports and exports between Sri Lanka and the US, as well as monthly tracking on the volume of trade between Sri Lanka and the US. Be advised that access to complete trade data between Sri Lanka and the US is limited to paid subscribers. Learn more about subscribing to Panjiva or call us at +1-888-972-6548.
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Top Ports in LKA

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    Colombo Shipment count is available to Panjiva subscribers.
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    Trincomali Shipment count is available to Panjiva subscribers.

Value of goods traded between the U.S. and Sri Lanka in USD

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In 2009-01-01, $161,431,279 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $22,306,607 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2009-02-01, $146,412,649 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $9,781,834 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2009-03-01, $155,549,839 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $51,232,535 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2009-04-01, $146,201,857 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $11,039,030 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2009-05-01, $99,166,958 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $18,680,977 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2009-06-01, $109,707,554 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $11,632,290 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2009-07-01, $139,267,274 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $11,229,089 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2009-08-01, $127,566,013 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $14,466,827 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2009-09-01, $134,455,822 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $28,210,114 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2009-10-01, $122,543,049 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $24,791,801 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2009-11-01, $118,578,190 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $12,381,315 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2009-12-01, $127,115,952 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $13,818,904 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2010-01-01, $145,803,433 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $11,289,839 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2010-02-01, $128,271,876 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $14,725,693 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2010-03-01, $163,863,931 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $16,040,218 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2010-04-01, $147,907,343 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $14,655,584 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2010-05-01, $114,903,931 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $14,005,569 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2010-06-01, $122,952,679 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $14,913,448 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2010-07-01, $149,016,127 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $13,115,346 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2010-08-01, $157,345,545 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $22,479,752 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2010-09-01, $147,623,234 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $14,885,153 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2010-10-01, $167,282,394 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $13,417,430 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2010-11-01, $154,651,422 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $13,809,413 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2010-12-01, $139,754,031 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $14,696,872 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2011-01-01, $170,043,142 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $19,710,211 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2011-02-01, $152,959,921 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $30,180,918 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2011-03-01, $178,651,929 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $16,303,633 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2011-04-01, $160,053,923 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $22,699,188 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2011-05-01, $167,904,710 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $23,316,230 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2011-06-01, $157,907,576 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $15,534,412 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2011-07-01, $184,741,692 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $18,778,110 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2011-08-01, $186,182,340 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $19,548,868 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2011-09-01, $197,415,511 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $39,668,569 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2011-10-01, $187,002,425 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $19,329,470 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2011-11-01, $183,616,541 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $39,666,559 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2011-12-01, $153,142,213 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $44,265,996 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2012-01-01, $225,262,235 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $13,630,094 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2012-02-01, $205,610,216 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $15,257,464 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2012-03-01, $219,367,163 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $19,790,775 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2012-04-01, $190,915,946 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $22,657,977 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2012-05-01, $159,480,908 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $17,789,825 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2012-06-01, $152,513,195 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $20,552,365 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2012-07-01, $191,032,057 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $17,479,921 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2012-08-01, $184,434,072 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $18,394,075 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2012-09-01, $168,652,151 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $18,434,498 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2012-10-01, $171,960,550 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $21,558,549 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2012-11-01, $190,054,348 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $23,453,976 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2012-12-01, $179,033,204 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $14,850,669 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2013-01-01, $209,380,956 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $14,843,925 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2013-02-01, $174,065,977 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $15,294,580 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2013-03-01, $204,639,593 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $23,209,028 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2013-04-01, $201,845,897 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $27,797,799 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2013-05-01, $171,804,835 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $49,237,356 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2013-06-01, $157,329,985 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $23,149,097 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2013-07-01, $224,425,950 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $22,815,145 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2013-08-01, $207,627,059 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $38,594,193 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2013-09-01, $194,393,272 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $33,481,530 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2013-10-01, $225,692,538 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $22,440,921 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2013-11-01, $205,183,117 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $20,915,976 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2013-12-01, $204,773,919 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $21,527,676 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2014-01-01, $234,333,773 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $35,851,016 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka. In 2014-02-01, $202,714,774 USD of goods was imported by the US from Sri Lanka, and $21,748,165 USD of goods was exported from the US to Sri Lanka.

Top Products Imported from Sri Lanka to the U.S.

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    $75,405,147 of Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HTS 61)
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    $74,357,002 of Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HTS 62)
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    $15,755,047 of Rubber and articles thereof (HTS 40)
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Top Products Exported to Sri Lanka from the U.S.

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    $6,671,529 of Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HTS 84)
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    $2,444,302 of Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HTS 71)
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    $2,392,224 of Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HTS 04)
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World Bank Economic Indicators for Sri Lanka

Business World Bank Indicators — Sri Lanka 2010
Leading indicators that show the ease and cost of doing business in Sri Lanka as of 2010.

Indicator Value Rank in World
Qmark Cost to build a warehouse (% of income per capita) 46.80% 129
Qmark Cost to enforce a contract (% of claim) 22.80% 123
Qmark Cost to register property (% of property value) 5.10% 85
Qmark Cost to start a business (% of income per capita) 5.40% 132
Qmark Credit: Strength of legal rights index (0=weak to 10=strong) 4.0 121
Qmark Ease of shareholder suits index (0 to 10) 7.0 47
Qmark Extent of director liability index (0 to 10) 5.0 85
Qmark Extent of disclosure index (0 to 10) 4.0 130
Qmark Labor tax and contributions (%) 16.90% 80
Qmark Minimum paid-in capital required to start a business (% of income per capita) 0.00% 161
Qmark Other taxes (%) 20.40% 26
Qmark Private credit bureau coverage (% of adults) 18.60% 61
Qmark Procedures required to build a warehouse (number) 18.0 51
Qmark Procedures required to build a warehouse (number) 22.0 42
Qmark Procedures required to connect to electricity (number) 4.0 161
Qmark Procedures required to enforce a contract (number) 40.0 68
Qmark Procedures required to enforce a contract (number) 40.0 68
Qmark Procedures required to register property (number) 8.0 29
Qmark Procedures required to register property (number) 8.0 29
Qmark Procedures required to start a business (number) 4.0 166
Qmark Profit tax (%) 27.40% 24
Qmark Public credit registry coverage (% of adults) 0.00% 179
Qmark Strength of investor protection index (0 to 10) 5.3 76
Qmark Time required to build a warehouse (days) 217.0 54
Qmark Time required to build a warehouse (days) 214.0 65
Qmark Time required to connect to electricity (days) 132.0 52
Qmark Time required to enforce a contract (days) 1,318.0 9
Qmark Time required to register property (days) 83.0 32
Qmark Time required to start a business (days) 35.0 51
Qmark Time to prepare and pay taxes (hours) 256.0 82
Qmark Time to resolve insolvency (years) 1.7 136
Qmark Total tax rate (% of profit) 91.00% 9
Qmark Trade: Cost to export (US$ per container) $715 155
Qmark Trade: Cost to import (US$ per container) $745 154
Qmark Trade: Documents to import (number) 6.0 128
Qmark Trade: Time to export (day) 21.0 81
Qmark Trade: Time to import (days) 19.0 99

Purchasing Power Parities (PPP) — Sri Lanka 2010
The PPP is an estimate of the adjustment needed on the exchange rate between the US and Sri Lanka in order for the exchange to be equivalent to each currency's purchasing power. It shows the relative purchasing power of Sri Lankan currency.

Indicator Value Rank in World
Qmark GDP per capita, PPP (constant 2005 international $) $4,555 96
Qmark GDP per capita, PPP (current international $) $5,040 96
Qmark GDP, PPP (constant 2005 international $) $95,017,879,735 61
Qmark GNI per capita, PPP (current international $) $4,980 91
Qmark PPP conversion factor (GDP) to market exchange rate ratio $0.47 136
Qmark PPP conversion factor, GDP (LCU per international $) $53.28 53
Qmark PPP conversion factor, private consumption (LCU per international $) $61.37 49