Sri Lanka is the 81st largest export economy in the world and the 110th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2016, Sri Lanka exported $11.5B and imported $19.7B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $8.22B. In 2016 the GDP of Sri Lanka was $81.3B and its GDP per capita was $12.3k.
Capital City: Colombo
Currency: Sri Lankan rupee
Official language: Sinhala, Tamil, English
Natural resources: graphite, textile products, tea, coconut and rubber.
Worldwide share in import(2015):
Total imports: $19.7B
Top import Commodities: Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($1.43B), Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($682M), Cars ($629M), Light Rubberized Knitted Fabric ($607M) and Cement ($452M).
Top import Partners: India ($4.36B), China ($4B), Singapore ($1.06B), the United Arab Emirates ($1.01B) and Japan ($936M).
Worldwide share in export(2015):
Total exports: $11.5B
Top export Commodities: Tea ($1.19B), Other Women's Undergarments ($631M), Knit Women's Undergarments ($605M), Knit Women's Suits ($493M) and Non-Knit Women's Suits ($478M).
Top export Partners: United States ($2.88B), the United Kingdom ($947M), India ($800M), Germany ($636M) and Italy ($398M). The top import origins are India ($4.36B), China ($4B), Singapore ($1.06B), the United Arab Emirates ($1.01B) and Japan ($936M).
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