What products is Sri Lanka famous for?
Data obtained from Sri Lanka Export Development Board

What products is Sri Lanka famous for?

Quite generally well known, Sri Lanka is famous for it’s products derived from Coconut, Tea, Rubber, Apparels, Gems, and Spices.

In fact, as reported by the Sri Lanka Export Development Board, “Textiles & Apparels” made up to around 44% of Merchandise Exports in 2017, with Tea, coming in second at 13%.

Here’s an infographic that portrays the percentages of merchandise exports…

Infographic for Sri Lankan Merchandise Exports for 2017
Data obtained from Sri Lanka Export Development Board

 

As for what products exactly would be fit for import from the island-nation, here’s a list that should help you out…

  • Textiles & Apparels
    • Shirts and T-shirts
    • Sweaters
    • Jackets
    • Blazers
    • Bottoms
    • Jeans
    • Breeches and Shorts
    • Bibs
    • Lounge-wear
    • Sleep-wear
    • Lingerie
    • Vests and Singlets
    • Boxers
    • Bras and Bralettes
    • Knit Tops
    • Briefs
    • Sportswear
    • Socks
    • Knitwear
    • Industrial Work Gloves
  • Tea
    • Green Tea
    • Black Tea
    • White Tea
    • Pink Tea
    • Tea Bags (Envelope / Pyramid Types)
    • Herbal Infused Tea
    • Flavoured Teas
    • Gift Boxed Teas
    • Loose-leaf Tea
    • Organic Tea
    • Floral Tea
  • Rubber Products
    • Crêpe Rubber – “Crepe rubber is coagulated latex that is rolled out in crinkled sheets, commonly used to make soles for shoes and boots but is also a raw material for further processed rubber products.” – Wikipedia
    • Latex Mattresses and Pillows
    • Latex Foam
    • Latex Examination Gloves
    • Rubber Bands
    • Rubber Gloves
    • Balloons
    • Post Surgical Garments
    • Sheet Rubber
    • Rubber Strips
    • Granulated Rubber
    • Technically Specified Rubber
    • Block Rubber
    • Rubber Tires, Tubes
    • Rubber Safety Tiles
    • Pallet Bands
    • Hoses
    • Gaskets
    • Fenders
    • Grommets
    • Seals
    • Tarp Straps / Tie Down Straps
    • Truck Straps
  • Coconut Products
    • Coconuts – The nut
    • Coconut Milk Powder
    • Coconut Oil
    • Copra
    • Defatted Coconut
    • Desiccated Coconut
    • Liquid Coconut Milk
    • Poonac (mainly used as animal fodder)
    • Activated Carbon
    • Coconut Shell Charcoal
    • Bristle Fibre
    • Mattress Coir Fibre
    • Carpets, Mats
    • Coir Twine and Ropes
    • Coco Bales
    • Coir Roofing
    • Coir Nets
    • Coconut Husk Chips
    • Coir Yarn Coco Peat
    • Needled Coir
    • Rubberised Coir
    • Coco Pots
    • Coco Poles
    • Winter Mats
    • Coir Mattresses
    • Coir Pads
    • Coir Yarn
    • Coir Brushes
  • Spices and Essential Oils
    • Cinnamon Quills
    • Cinnamon Powder
    • Cinnamon Bark Oil
    • Cinnamon Toothpics
    • Moringa Oleifera Powder
    • Cloves
    • Cloves Bud Oil
    • Cardamoms
    • Black Pepper
    • White Pepper
    • Tumeric
    • Ginger
    • Chilli Powder
    • Crushed Chillies
    • Curry Leaves
    • Curry Powder (Roasted / Plain)
    • Vanilla
    • Lemon Grass
    • Garcinia Cambogia
    • Sesame Seeds
    • Goraka – Garzenia
    • Tamarind
    • Coriander (Chinese Parsley)
    • Coriander Leaves
    • Coriander Powder
    • Cumin Seeds
    • Fennel
    • Mustard
    • Fenugreek
    • Sago
    • Citronella Oil
    • Cocoa Beans
  • Seafood
    • Crabs
    • Fresh / Frozen Fish
    • Lobsters
    • Prawns
    • Sardine
  • Fruits, Vegetables, Foods
    • Fruits: Pineapple, Mango, Papaya, Passion Fruit, Pomegranate, Durian, Woodapple, Guava, Rambutan, Banana (countless varieties from sweet to the sour types), Sugar-apple, Mangosteen, Avocado, Jackfruit, Soursop, Jambu, Lemon, Melon
    • Vegetables: Carrot, Tomatoes, Leek, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Salad Leaves, Beet, Beans, Bell-pepper, Salad Cucumber, Gherkins, Green Chilli, Red Onion, Pumpkin, Bitter-gourd, Aubergine, Brinjals, Eggplant
    • Rice
    • Wheat
    • Flour: Rice Flour, Wheat Flour, Atta Flour, Noodle Flour, Wholemeal Flour, Oat Flour
    • Mineral Water
    • Oats
    • Muesli
    • Sugar
  • Processed Foods & Vegetables
    • Jams
    • Cordials
    • Sauces
    • Chutneys
    • Pickles
    • Canned Fruit
    • Canned Vegetable
    • Treacle
    • Sambols
    • Maldive Fish Chips
    • Jaggery
    • Dried Fruits
  • Leather Products
    • Belts
    • Shoes
    • Gloves
    • Bags
    • Raw Hides & Skins

 

To be updated with more soon…

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