Sri Lanka: Trade Statistics

Exports
Exporter Rank
69/137
Imports
Importer Rank
64/137
Balance
Trade Balance Rank
109/137
Note: UN Comtrade Data (2015) are used for computing ranks.

Total Trade

Total Exports (2015) $10,439,729,672
Total Imports (2015) $18,967,230,631
Trade Balance (2015) -$8,527,500,959
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) Source: The World Bank (2015) 20.53%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) Source: The World Bank (2015) 27.95%

Trade Partners

Top 10 Export
Partners
Export Volume ($)
United States $2,801,469,282
United Kingdom $1,028,276,804
India $710,403,894
Germany $477,905,356
Italy $434,212,527
China $304,541,773
United Arab Emirates $285,325,284
Belgium $282,313,525
Netherlands $220,341,759
Japan $217,317,510
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Percentage Distribution
Top 10 Import
Partners
Import Volume ($)
India $4,268,480,231
China $3,727,431,535
Japan $1,387,668,279
United Arab Emirates $1,073,079,688
Singapore $922,806,995
Malaysia $511,357,775
Thailand $497,184,511
United Kingdom $482,280,248
United States $470,778,143
Indonesia $434,096,473
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Percentage Distribution

Traded Goods (at the 2-digit HS Code level)

Top 10 Import
Goods (by HS Code)
Import Volume ($)
27 Mineral Fuels, Mineral Oils and Products of Their Distillation; Bituminous Substances; Mineral Waxes (Oil & Mineral Fuels) $2,652,876,305
87 Vehicles Other Than Railway or Tramway Rolling Stock, and Parts and Accessories Thereof (Motor Vehicles & Parts) $2,288,627,451
84 Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery and Mechanical Appliances; Parts Thereof (Industrial Machinery) $1,567,720,508
85 Electrical Machinery and Equipment and Parts Thereof; Sound Recorders and Reproducers, Television Image and Sound Recorders and Reproducers, and Parts and Accessories of Such Articles (Electrical Machinery) $1,054,707,241
39 Plastics and Articles Thereof (Plastics) $731,330,712
60 Knitted or Crocheted Fabrics (Knitted Fabrics) $690,082,970
72 Iron and Steel (Iron & Steel) $589,823,824
52 Cotton (Cotton) $567,354,207
25 Salt; Sulfur; Earths and Stone; Plastering Materials, Lime and Cement (Natural Minerals & Stone) $564,375,303
10 Cereals (Cereals) $486,079,761
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Percentage Distribution

Sources:

UN Comtrade (2015) except where stated otherwise.
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