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Target Industry Sectors

While We welcome investment in all most all areas, the following sectors have been specifically identified by the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka to promote Foreign Direct Investment from Belgium. 

The sectors were identified on the basis of comparative and competitive advantages available, the need to promote the diversification of the export sector through backward linkages, high technology and value addition.


• Gems & Jewellery
• Food Processing / manufacturing of confectioneries
• IT and IT enabled services.
• Textile / apparels.
• Rubber based / automotive components.
• Tourism / Recreation projects
• Infrastructure projects.

Leading Belgian Companies Operating in Sri Lanka

• Loadstar (Pvt) Ltd – Solid rubber based products/ solid tyres
• United Tobacco Proc. (Pvt) Ltd – Tobacco processing
• Brooky Diamond (Pvt) Ltd - Diamond Processing
• Rosalia Diamond (Pvt) Ltd - Diamond Processing
• Lydies Diamonds (Pvt) Ltd - Diamond Processing
• Samtessi Brush Manf. (Pvt) Ltd - Coir Products / Brush manufacturing
• Ecode Lanka Software (Pvt) Ltd - IT Services
• Sail Lanka Charter (Pvt) LTd – Leisure & Recreation
• BAFF Polymech (Pvt) Ltd – Rubber Products

Useful Links of Sri Lanka

Name of the Institute

Official Website

Department of Commerce

Central Bank of Sri Lanka

Board of Investment of Sri Lanka

Colombo Stock Exchange

Sri Lanka Tea Board

Sri Lanka Export Development Board

Sri Lanka Customs

Sri Lanka Standard Institute

Registration of Companies

Sri Lanka Gems and Jewellery Association

Joint Apparel Association Forum Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Apparel Exporters Association

Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Sri Lanka

The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce

National Chamber of Commerce

National Chamber of Exporters of Sri Lanka

Women’s Chamber of Industry and Commerce

European Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka

American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) Sri Lanka

Chamber of Young Lankan Entrepreneurs (COYLE)

Sri Lanka Food Processors Association

Exporters Association of Sri Lanka

Seafood Exporters’ Association of Sri Lanka (SEASL)



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