MAIN PRODUCTS IMPORTED BY SRI LANKA 
 Code   Product label   Imported value in 2016   Imported value in 2017   Imported value in 2018  % Share 2018
 ‘271019  Imports Sri Lanka of Medium oils and preparations, of petroleum or bituminous minerals, not containing biodiesel, …                           999.019.000                       1.463.308.000                       1.351.102.000 7,21%
 ‘271012  Imports Sri Lanka of Light oils and preparations, of petroleum or bituminous minerals which >= 90% by volume “incl. …                           450.446.000                           627.093.000                           806.750.000 4,31%
 ‘870340  Imports Sri Lanka of Motor cars and other motor vehicles principally designed for the transport of …                                                     –                              42.070.000                           434.393.000 2,32%
 ‘890520  Imports Sri Lanka of Floating or submersible drilling or production platforms                                                     –                                                     –                           338.070.000 1,81%
 ‘870321  Imports Sri Lanka of Motor cars and other motor vehicles principally designed for the transport of persons, incl. …                           212.025.000                           167.870.000                           336.589.000 1,80%
 ‘600410  Imports Sri Lanka of Knitted or crocheted fabrics, of a width of > 30 cm, containing >= 5% by weight elastomeric …                              88.466.000                           114.655.000                           307.570.000 1,64%
 ‘880240  Imports Sri Lanka of Aeroplanes and other powered aircraft of an of an unladen weight > 15000 kg (excluding helicopters …                           265.833.000                           318.606.000                           273.384.000 1,46%
 ‘040221  Imports Sri Lanka of Milk and cream in solid forms, of a fat content by weight of > 1,5%, unsweetened                           209.738.000                           273.602.000                           262.688.000 1,40%
 ‘871120  Imports Sri Lanka of Motorcycles, incl. mopeds, with reciprocating internal combustion piston engine of a cylinder …                           221.422.000                           245.795.000                           231.066.000 1,23%
 ‘851712  Imports Sri Lanka of Telephones for cellular networks “mobile telephones” or for other wireless networks                           241.857.000                           277.011.000                           230.220.000 1,23%
 ‘300490  Imports Sri Lanka of Medicaments consisting of mixed or unmixed products for therapeutic or prophylactic purposes, …                           374.032.000                           354.205.000                           228.917.000 1,22%
 ‘870322  Imports Sri Lanka of Motor cars and other motor vehicles principally designed for the transport of persons, incl. …                           225.789.000                           201.447.000                           207.696.000 1,11%
 ‘100199  Imports Sri Lanka of Wheat and meslin (excluding seed for sowing, and durum wheat)                           230.172.000                           301.997.000                           198.013.000 1,06%
 ‘999999  Imports Sri Lanka of Commodities not elsewhere specified                                     226.000                           217.093.000                           197.376.000 1,05%
 ‘270112  Imports Sri Lanka of Bituminous coal, whether or not pulverised, non-agglomerated                           186.572.000                           250.121.000                           172.316.000 0,92%
 ‘252329  Imports Sri Lanka of Portland cement (excluding white, whether or not artificially coloured)                           344.418.000                           347.941.000                           156.212.000 0,83%
 ‘170199  Imports Sri Lanka of Cane or beet sugar and chemically pure sucrose, in solid form (excluding cane and beet sugar …                           317.913.000                           232.890.000                           141.707.000 0,76%
 ‘710813  Imports Sri Lanka of Gold, incl. gold plated with platinum, in semi-manufactured forms, for non-monetary purposes                                        59.000                                        86.000                           136.932.000 0,73%
 ‘151190  Imports Sri Lanka of Palm oil and its fractions, whether or not refined (excluding chemically modified and crude)                              43.774.000                           145.436.000                           128.165.000 0,68%
 ‘720711  Imports Sri Lanka of Semi-finished products of iron or non-alloy steel containing, by weight, < 0,25% of carbon, …                           235.955.000                           355.454.000                           120.484.000 0,64%
 ‘600632  Imports Sri Lanka of Dyed fabrics, knitted or crocheted, of synthetic fibres, of a width of > 30 cm (excluding warp …                              58.996.000                              81.847.000                           116.279.000 0,62%
 ‘600622  Imports Sri Lanka of Dyed cotton fabrics, knitted or crocheted, of a width of > 30 cm (excluding warp knit fabrics …                           103.575.000                           107.099.000                           105.848.000 0,57%
 ‘870323  Imports Sri Lanka of Motor cars and other motor vehicles principally designed for the transport of persons, incl. …                           143.599.000                              95.232.000                              87.654.000 0,47%
 ‘847130  Imports Sri Lanka of Data-processing machines, automatic, portable, weighing <= 10 kg, consisting of at least a …                              82.574.000                              88.304.000                              87.380.000 0,47%
 ‘721049  Imports Sri Lanka of Flat-rolled products of iron or non-alloy steel, of a width of >= 600 mm, hot-rolled or cold-rolled …                              24.331.000                              29.931.000                              86.704.000 0,46%
 ‘230400  Imports Sri Lanka of Oilcake and other solid residues, whether or not ground or in the form of pellets, resulting …                              87.819.000                              92.353.000                              86.128.000 0,46%
 ‘540752  Imports Sri Lanka of Woven fabrics of yarn containing >= 85% by weight of textured polyester filaments, incl. monofilament …                                 4.171.000                                 6.925.000                              79.862.000 0,43%
 ‘070310  Imports Sri Lanka of Fresh or chilled onions and shallots                              55.614.000                              87.875.000                              77.133.000 0,41%
 ‘851762  Imports Sri Lanka of Machines for the reception, conversion and transmission or regeneration of voice, images or …                           140.477.000                           138.891.000                              75.346.000 0,40%
 ‘890400  Imports Sri Lanka of Tugs and pusher craft                                        51.000                                                     –                              74.653.000 0,40%
 ‘100630  Imports Sri Lanka of Semi-milled or wholly milled rice, whether or not polished or glazed                              12.549.000                           273.690.000                              73.233.000 0,39%
 ‘252310  Imports Sri Lanka of Cement clinkers                           188.969.000                           175.299.000                              71.596.000 0,38%
 ‘870421  Imports Sri Lanka of Motor vehicles for the transport of goods, with compression-ignition internal combustion piston …                           162.308.000                              96.239.000                              70.641.000 0,38%
 ‘071340  Imports Sri Lanka of Dried, shelled lentils, whether or not skinned or split                           139.310.000                           114.111.000                              69.960.000 0,37%
 ‘280300  Imports Sri Lanka of Carbon (carbon blacks and other forms of carbon, n.e.s.)                              61.901.000                              57.527.000                              63.997.000 0,34%
 ‘090421  Imports Sri Lanka of Fruits of the genus Capsicum or of the genus Pimenta, dried, neither crushed nor ground                              92.317.000                              51.565.000                              63.941.000 0,34%
 ‘580620  Imports Sri Lanka of Narrow woven fabrics of textile materials, containing >= 5% elastomeric yarn or rubber thread …                              91.064.000                           104.345.000                              63.797.000 0,34%
 ‘852872  Imports Sri Lanka of Reception apparatus for television, colour, whether or not incorporating radio-broadcast receivers …                              87.616.000                              87.559.000                              63.002.000 0,34%
 ‘721070  Imports Sri Lanka of Flat products of iron or non-alloy steel, of a width of >= 600 mm, hot-rolled or cold-rolled …                              37.696.000                              56.426.000                              61.478.000 0,33%
 ‘870422  Imports Sri Lanka of Motor vehicles for the transport of goods, with compression-ignition internal combustion piston …                              81.705.000                           153.372.000                              59.247.000 0,32%
 ‘580421  Imports Sri Lanka of Mechanically made lace of man-made fibres in the piece, in strips or in motifs (excluding fabrics …                              30.112.000                              26.516.000                              58.160.000 0,31%
 ‘851761  Imports Sri Lanka of Base stations of apparatus for the transmission or reception of voice, images or other data                              37.878.000                              28.590.000                              57.748.000 0,31%
 ‘870210  Imports Sri Lanka of Motor vehicles for the transport of >= 10 persons, incl. driver, with compression-ignition …                              96.950.000                           104.981.000                              56.193.000 0,30%
 ‘851770  Imports Sri Lanka of Parts of telephone sets, telephones for cellular networks or for other wireless networks and …                              24.389.000                              28.667.000                              55.869.000 0,30%
 ‘100119  Imports Sri Lanka of Durum wheat (excluding seed for sowing)                                                     –                                                     –                              55.591.000 0,30%
 ‘030559  Imports Sri Lanka of Dried fish, even salted but not smoked (excluding fillets, offal and cod)                              98.186.000                              85.182.000                              53.535.000 0,29%
 ‘690721  Imports Sri Lanka of Ceramic flags and paving, hearth or wall tiles, of a water absorption coefficient by weight …                                                     –                              11.307.000                              52.879.000 0,28%
 ‘730890  Imports Sri Lanka of Structures and parts of structures, of iron or steel, n.e.s. (excluding bridges and bridge-sections, …                              66.018.000                              50.397.000                              52.331.000 0,28%
 ‘521142  Imports Sri Lanka of Denim, containing predominantly, but < 85% cotton by weight, mixed principally or solely with …                              36.198.000                              38.414.000                              52.288.000 0,28%
 ‘710239  Imports Sri Lanka of Diamonds, worked, but not mounted or set (excluding industrial diamonds)                              54.160.000                              46.638.000                              50.914.000 0,27%
 ‘392690  Imports Sri Lanka of Articles of plastics and articles of other materials of heading 3901 to 3914, n.e.s (excluding …                              49.314.000                              56.300.000                              50.516.000 0,27%
 ‘870899  Imports Sri Lanka of Parts and accessories, for tractors, motor vehicles for the transport of ten or more persons, …                              10.418.000                                 9.596.000                              49.822.000 0,27%
 ‘710812  Imports Sri Lanka of Gold, incl. gold plated with platinum, unwrought, for non-monetary purposes (excluding gold …                           374.804.000                           649.835.000                              49.468.000 0,26%
 ‘230990  Imports Sri Lanka of Preparations of a kind used in animal feeding (excluding dog or cat food put up for retail …                              35.156.000                              38.446.000                              47.395.000 0,25%
 ‘390410  Imports Sri Lanka of Poly”vinyl chloride”, in primary forms, not mixed with any other substances                              42.162.000                              50.272.000                              47.062.000 0,25%
 ‘854140  Imports Sri Lanka of Photosensitive semiconductor devices, incl. photovoltaic cells whether or not assembled in …                              13.916.000                              28.281.000                              46.776.000 0,25%
 ‘841112  Imports Sri Lanka of Turbojets of a thrust > 25 kN                              13.800.000                              17.180.000                              46.564.000 0,25%
 ‘551614  Imports Sri Lanka of Woven fabrics containing >= 85% artificial staple fibres by weight, printed                                 4.775.000                                 6.031.000                              46.296.000 0,25%
 ‘848180  Imports Sri Lanka of Appliances for pipes, boiler shells, tanks, vats or the like (excluding pressure-reducing valves, …                              46.266.000                              47.951.000                              45.851.000 0,24%
 ‘691010  Imports Sri Lanka of Ceramic sinks, washbasins, washbasin pedestals, baths, bidets, water closet pans, flushing …                                 2.161.000                                 1.882.000                              45.091.000 0,24%
 ‘950300  Imports Sri Lanka of Tricycles, scooters, pedal cars and similar wheeled toys; dolls’ carriages; dolls; other toys; …                                 9.172.000                                 9.913.000                              43.438.000 0,23%
 ‘520842  Imports Sri Lanka of Plain woven fabrics of cotton, containing >= 85% cotton by weight and weighing > 100 g to 200 …                                 1.216.000                                 3.303.000                              42.462.000 0,23%
 ‘480257  Imports Sri Lanka of Uncoated paper and paperboard, of a kind used for writing, printing or other graphic purposes, …                              62.141.000                              65.691.000                              41.972.000 0,22%
 ‘710231  Imports Sri Lanka of Non-industrial diamonds unworked or simply sawn, cleaved or bruted (excluding industrial diamonds)                              52.068.000                              51.323.000                              41.826.000 0,22%
 ‘720719  Imports Sri Lanka of Semi-finished products of iron or non-alloy steel containing, by weight, < 0,25% of carbon, …                                 2.992.000                                 1.745.000                              41.805.000 0,22%
 ‘520932  Imports Sri Lanka of Woven fabrics of cotton, containing >= 85% cotton by weight and weighing > 200 g/m², in three-thread …                              36.054.000                              39.636.000                              41.379.000 0,22%
 ‘730300  Imports Sri Lanka of Tubes, pipes and hollow profiles, of cast iron                              15.226.000                              44.358.000                              41.339.000 0,22%
 ‘890120  Imports Sri Lanka of Tankers                                                     –                                 3.577.000                              41.307.000 0,22%
 ‘600690  Imports Sri Lanka of Fabrics, knitted or crocheted, of a width of > 30 cm (excluding of man-made fibres, cotton, …                           344.423.000                           317.507.000                              40.446.000 0,22%
 ‘711319  Imports Sri Lanka of Articles of jewellery and parts thereof, of precious metal other than silver, whether or not …                                 3.888.000                                 2.111.000                              40.281.000 0,22%
 ‘400122  Imports Sri Lanka of Technically specified natural rubber “TSNR”                                 2.773.000                                 2.774.000                              39.638.000 0,21%
 ‘850440  Imports Sri Lanka of Static converters                              38.182.000                              33.949.000                              39.058.000 0,21%
 ‘391721  Imports Sri Lanka of Rigid tubes, pipes and hoses, of polymers of ethylene                                 8.558.000                              14.466.000                              38.190.000 0,20%
 ‘520942  Imports Sri Lanka of Denim, containing >= 85% cotton by weight and weighing > 200 g/m², made of yarn of different …                              39.039.000                              38.903.000                              38.013.000 0,20%
 ‘520524  Imports Sri Lanka of Single cotton yarn, of combed fibres, containing >= 85% cotton by weight and with a linear …                              13.050.000                              16.097.000                              37.635.000 0,20%
 ‘600621  Imports Sri Lanka of Unbleached or bleached cotton fabrics, knitted or crocheted, of a width of > 30 cm (excluding …                              32.178.000                              37.038.000                              37.515.000 0,20%
 ‘240110  Imports Sri Lanka of Tobacco, unstemmed or unstripped                              59.460.000                              58.562.000                              37.305.000 0,20%
 ‘901890  Imports Sri Lanka of Instruments and appliances used in medical, surgical or veterinary sciences, n.e.s.                              50.569.000                              43.701.000                              37.141.000 0,20%
 ‘481019  Imports Sri Lanka of Paper and paperboard used for writing, printing or other graphic purposes, not containing fibres …                              24.820.000                              24.722.000                              36.303.000 0,19%
 ‘480100  Imports Sri Lanka of Newsprint as specified in Note 4 to chapter 48, in rolls of a width > 36 cm or in square or …                              37.400.000                              30.703.000                              35.090.000 0,19%
 ‘722830  Imports Sri Lanka of Bars and rods of alloy steel other than stainless, not further worked than hot-rolled, hot-drawn …                                 4.892.000                                 1.256.000                              34.433.000 0,18%
 ‘853669  Imports Sri Lanka of Plugs and sockets for a voltage <= 1.000 V (excluding lamp holders)                              13.090.000                              14.047.000                              34.085.000 0,18%
 ‘870310  Imports Sri Lanka of Vehicles for the transport of persons on snow; golf cars and similar vehicles                                     100.000                                        61.000                              33.382.000 0,18%
 ‘870192  Imports Sri Lanka of Tractors, of an engine power > 18 kW but <= 37 kW (excl. those of heading 8709, pedestrian-controlled …                                                     –                                 3.670.000                              32.418.000 0,17%
 ‘842952  Imports Sri Lanka of Self-propelled mechanical shovels, excavators and shovel loaders, with a 360° revolving su …                              43.864.000                              47.847.000                              32.249.000 0,17%
 ‘210690  Imports Sri Lanka of Food preparations, n.e.s.                              45.242.000                              47.842.000                              31.749.000 0,17%
 ‘847150  Imports Sri Lanka of Processing units for automatic data-processing machines, whether or not containing in the same …                              19.969.000                              19.824.000                              31.733.000 0,17%
 ‘520832  Imports Sri Lanka of Plain woven fabrics of cotton, containing >= 85% cotton by weight and weighing > 100 g to 200 …                                 2.637.000                                 2.852.000                              31.586.000 0,17%
 ‘760612  Imports Sri Lanka of Plates, sheets and strip, of aluminium alloys, of a thickness of > 0,2 mm, square or rectangular …                              18.638.000                                 9.264.000                              31.572.000 0,17%
 ‘940540  Imports Sri Lanka of Electric lamps and lighting fittings, n.e.s.                                 9.978.000                              11.206.000                              31.476.000 0,17%
 ‘400251  Imports Sri Lanka of Latex of acrylonitrile-butadiene rubber “NBR”                              21.671.000                              24.752.000                              31.293.000 0,17%
 ‘310210  Imports Sri Lanka of Urea, whether or not in aqueous solution (excluding that in pellet or similar forms, or in …                              71.143.000                              51.935.000                              31.040.000 0,17%
 ‘520852  Imports Sri Lanka of Plain woven fabrics of cotton, containing >= 85% cotton by weight and weighing > 100 g to 200 …                                     712.000                                     889.000                              30.974.000 0,17%
 ‘844399  Imports Sri Lanka of Parts and accessories of printers, copying machines and facsimile machines, n.e.s. (excluding …                              24.235.000                              22.546.000                              30.652.000 0,16%
 ‘440799  Imports Sri Lanka of Wood, sawn or chipped lengthwise, sliced or peeled, whether or not planed, sanded or end-jointed, …                                 1.411.000                                 1.078.000                              30.355.000 0,16%
 .  Imports Sri Lanka of Other Products                     11.048.942.000                    11.055.285.000                       8.639.058.000 46,13%
 .  Imports Sri Lanka of Total Products                     19.500.754.000                    21.316.169.000                    18.728.076.000 100,00%