List of contents
SUMMARY
IMPORTANCE OF THE TEXTILE AND CLOTHING INDUSTRY TO
THE ECONOMY OF SRI LANKA
DEVELOPMENT OF THE TEXTILE AND CLOTHING INDUSTRY IN
SRI LANKA
SRI LANKA: GEOGRAPHICAL, POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC
PROFILE
Geographical profile
Political profile
Economic profile
SRI LANKA: INFRASTRUCTURE
Transportation
Roads
Railways
Airports and airlines
Ports
Telecommunications
SRI LANKA: HUMAN RESOURCES
SIZE AND STRUCTURE OF THE TEXTILE AND CLOTHING
INDUSTRY IN SRI LANKA
Textiles
Clothing
SRI LANKA: TEXTILE AND CLOTHING PRODUCTION AND
CONSUMPTION
SRI LANKA: TEXTILE AND CLOTHING EXPORTS
SRI LANKA: TEXTILE AND CLOTHING IMPORTS
SRI LANKA: FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT IN THE TEXTILE
AND CLOTHING INDUSTRY
Prospects for the textile and clothing industry in Sri Lanka
TEXTILES AND CLOTHING IN SRI LANKA: GOVERNMENT
POLICIES AND INVESTMENT INCENTIVES
Government policies
Investment incentives
TEXTILES AND CLOTHING IN SRI LANKA: STRENGTHS,
WEAKNESSES, OPPORTUNITIES AND THREATS
Strengths
Weaknesses
Opportunities
Threats
List of tables
Table 1: Sri Lanka: political and economic profile, 2015
Table 2: Sri Lanka: economic indicators, 2012-14
Table 3: Sri Lanka: fibre consumption, 2009-13
Table 4: Sri Lanka: yarn and fabric production, 2009-13
Table 5: Sri Lanka: textile and clothing exports, 2009-14
Table 6: Sri Lanka: textile and clothing exports by leading destination, 2009-14
Table 7: Sri Lanka: clothing exports by leading destination, 2009-14
Table 8: Sri Lanka: textile and clothing imports, 2009-14
Table 9: Sri Lanka: imports of fibre, yarn and fabric in volume terms, 2009-13
Table 10: Sri Lanka: textile and clothing imports by leading supplier, 2009-14
Table 11: Sri Lanka: imports of textile and clothing machinery, 2009-14
Table 12: Sri Lanka: foreign direct investment (FDI) in the textile and clothing industry,
2009-14