Imports to Sri Lanka dropped 3.5 percent year-on-year to USD 1,816 million in October 2019, amid declines in purchases of consumer (-12.6 percent) and investment goods (-8.2 percent). In contrast, imports of intermediate goods advanced 2.2 percent. Imports in Sri Lanka averaged 1225.33 USD Million from 2001 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 2048 USD Million in December of 2017 and a record low of 408 USD Million in February of 2002. source: Central Bank of Sri Lanka

Imports in Sri Lanka is expected to be 1610.00 USD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Imports in Sri Lanka to stand at 1700.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Sri Lanka Imports is projected to trend around 1950.00 USD Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Sri Lanka Imports

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1816.00 1711.00 2048.00 408.00 2001 - 2019 USD Million Monthly


Sri Lanka Imports
Sri Lanka imports petroleum, textile fabrics, foodstuffs and machinery and transportation equipment. Main import partners are India, China, Iran and Singapore.

Sri Lanka Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -838.00 -758.00 -50.10 -1100.70 USD Million [+]
Current Account -522.26 -660.68 445.55 -1695.29 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.00 -2.60 -0.40 -19.30 percent [+]
Exports 977.00 952.00 1137.00 304.80 USD Million [+]
Imports 1816.00 1711.00 2048.00 408.00 USD Million [+]
External Debt 55157.27 55469.49 55469.49 37098.10 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 110.68 112.18 161.24 74.50 points [+]
Tourist Arrivals 241663.00 176984.00 253169.00 5536.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 19.66 19.89 23.10 3.63 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 3.57 4.05 7.13 2.91 [+]
Tourism Revenues 269.50 217.20 475.20 19.30 USD Million [+]
Remittances 518.20 625.70 729.35 241.34 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 230.00 110.00 961.00 20.00 USD Million [+]


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