This page displays a table with Sri Lanka Imports By Category in U.S. dollars, according to the United Nations COMTRADE database on international trade.



Sri Lanka Imports By Category Value Year
Mineral fuels, oils, distillation products $2.09B 2020
Electrical, electronic equipment $1.27B 2020
Machinery, nuclear reactors, boilers $1.25B 2020
Knitted or crocheted fabric $762.94M 2020
Plastics $611.53M 2020
Vehicles other than railway, tramway $603.63M 2020
Iron and steel $544.12M 2020
Cotton $506.45M 2020
Pharmaceutical products $496.69M 2020
Cereals $396.13M 2020
Manmade staple fibers $382.49M 2020
Salt, sulphur, earth, stone, plaster, lime and cement $379.28M 2020
Paper and paperboard, articles of pulp, paper and board $374.24M 2020
Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers $352.03M 2020
Dairy products, eggs, honey, edible products $335.10M 2020
Articles of iron or steel $326.79M 2020
Miscellaneous chemical products $284.07M 2020
Rubbers $281.91M 2020
Sugars and sugar confectionery $276.45M 2020
Fertilizers $260.30M 2020
Manmade filaments $246.95M 2020
Optical, photo, technical, medical apparatus $246.26M 2020
Special woven or tufted fabric, lace, tapestry $214.06M 2020
Animal, vegetable fats and oils, cleavage products $209.37M 2020
Organic chemicals $207.65M 2020
Residues, wastes of food industry, animal fodder $169.87M 2020
Coffee, tea, mate and spices $143.24M 2020
Tanning, dyeing extracts, tannins, derivatives, pigments $139.41M 2020
Fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatics invertebrates $132.07M 2020
Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope $128.03M 2020
Pearls, precious stones, metals, coins $116.94M 2020
Aluminum $102.85M 2020
Articles of apparel, not knit or crocheted $101.86M 2020
Copper $92.67M 2020
Railway, tramway locomotives, rolling stock, equipment $78.05M 2020
Miscellaneous edible preparations $70.99M 2020
Miscellaneous articles of base metal $69.53M 2020
Impregnated, coated or laminated textile fabric $69.50M 2020
Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal $69.16M 2020
Furniture, lighting signs, prefabricated buildings $67.59M 2020
Essential oils, perfumes, cosmetics, toileteries $66.91M 2020
Tobacco and manufactures tobacco substitutes $65.45M 2020
Miscellanneous manufactured articles $64.89M 2020
Soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modelling pastes $60.07M 2020
Meat, fish and seafood preparations $58.83M 2020
Articles of apparel, knit or crocheted $56.52M 2020
Cereal, flour, starch, milk preparations and products $56.33M 2020
Edible fruits, nuts, peel of citrus fruit, melons $51.23M 2020
Wadding, felt, nonwovens, yarns, twine, cordage $50.49M 2020
Glass and glassware $49.51M 2020
Other made textile articles, sets, worn clothing $43.12M 2020
Tools, implements, cutlery of base metal $37.33M 2020
Beverages, spirits and vinegar $33.78M 2020
Albuminoids, modified starches, glues, enzymes $32.88M 2020
Oil seed, oleagic fruits, grain, seed, fruits $31.57M 2020
Ceramic products $31.42M 2020
Printed books, newspapers, pictures $26.90M 2020
Stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials $23.78M 2020
Vegetable textile fibers not specified elsewhere, paper yarn, woven fabric $23.40M 2020
Milling products, malt, starches, inlin, wheat gluten $22.53M 2020
Toys, games, sports requisites $21.50M 2020
Footwear, gaiters and the like, $21.33M 2020
Lead $17.42M 2020
Cocoa and cocoa preparations $16.24M 2020
Photographic or cinematographic goods $14.40M 2020
Silk $14.20M 2020
Vegetable, fruit, nut food preparations $14.01M 2020
Aircraft, spacecraft $13.36M 2020
Zinc $12.92M 2020
Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather $12.65M 2020
Clocks and watches $12.14M 2020
Vegetable plaiting materials, vegetable products $11.35M 2020
Wool, animal hair, horsehair yarn and fabric $8.97M 2020
Products of animal origin $7.32M 2020
Carpets and other textile floor coverings $6.37M 2020
Ships, boats, and other floating structures $6.05M 2020
Ores slag and ash $5.95M 2020
Musical instruments, parts and accessories $5.30M 2020
Articles of leather, animal gut, harness, travel good $5.27M 2020
Lac, gums, resins $4.56M 2020
Arms and ammunition, parts and accessories $4.33M 2020
Pulp of wood, fibrous cellulosic material, waste $3.98M 2020
Meat and edible meat offal $3.63M 2020
Live animals $3.38M 2020
Headgear and $2.66M 2020
Umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips $2.51M 2020
Bird skin, feathers, artificial flowers, human hair $1.30M 2020
Tin $1.19M 2020
Base metals not specified elsewhere, cermets. $1.01M 2020
Explosives, pyrotechnics, matches, pyrophorics $668.90K 2020
Live trees, plants, bulbs, roots, cut flowers $605.05K 2020
Furskins and artificial fur, manufactures $456.78K 2020
Nickel $319.75K 2020
Cork and articles of cork $122.75K 2020
Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques $104.88K 2020
Manufacturers of plaiting material, basketwork $97.03K 2020
Commodities not specified according to kind $84.48K 2020




Sri Lanka Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -494.70 -494.60 110.30 -1100.65 USD Million [+]
Current Account -740.80 -990.17 450.16 -1695.29 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -1.30 -2.20 -0.40 -19.30 percent of GDP [+]
Imports 1694.00 1526.00 2048.50 408.00 USD Million [+]
Exports 1199.60 1031.40 1199.60 251.30 USD Million [+]
External Debt 51117.43 50438.48 55915.96 37098.10 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 117.56 92.22 161.24 74.50 points [+]
Tourist Arrivals 89506.00 44294.00 253169.00 0.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 6.70 6.70 23.10 3.63 Tonnes [+]
Remittances 446.60 453.30 812.70 241.30 USD Million [+]
Terrorism Index 6.07 3.57 7.13 2.91 [+]
Tourism Revenues 31.00 18.00 475.20 0.50 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 178.16 173.51 961.38 20.00 USD Million [+]