Why Sri Lanka?

Strategic Location

Access to major shipping routes

Sri Lanka is situated strategically at the crossroads of major shipping routes to South Asia, the Far East, and the continents of Europe and America.

Investment Incentives

Reduced tax rates and Enhanced Capital Allowance

Sri Lanka offers zero or reduced Corporate Income Tax rates for specific sectors as well as Enhanced Capital Allowance.

Access to Key Markets

Access to Trade in Asia

Sri Lanka’s strategic location provides great opportunities to enter into free trade and partnership agreements with several of Asia’s trade powerhouses.

Educated and Adaptable Workforce

Highly Qualified Professionals

Sri Lanka offers a highly versatile and skilled workforce that is cost-competitive, highly productive, and bilingual.

Fast Developing Infrastructure

Seaports, Airports, Rail & Road

Sri Lanka has experienced significant improvements to available infrastructure which has been recognized as a national priority by successive governments.

Quality of Life

Live & Work on the “pearl of the Indian Ocean”

A country of many facets, Sri Lanka offers a spectrum of experiences, cultures and places for those who enjoy diversity and variety.

Investment Protection

Bilateral Investment Promotion and Protection Treaties

Sri Lanka has entered into 28 Bilateral Investment Promotion and Protection Treaties (BITs) so far, providing a protection to foreign investments within the country.

Avoidance of Double Taxation

Agreements on Avoidance of Double Taxation

Sri Lanka has entered into Double Taxation Avoidance Agreements with 44 countries to eliminate or mitigate the incidence of juridical double taxation and avoidance of fiscal evasion in the international trade (or transactions).