Sri Lanka

In-depth country-focused analysis on Sri Lanka's economic, political and operational risk environment, complemented by detailed sector insight

Our comprehensive assessment of Sri Lanka's operating environment and the outlook for its leading sectors are formed by bringing together a wealth of data on global markets that affect Sri Lanka, as well as the latest industry developments that could impact Sri Lanka's industries. This unique integrated approach has given us an impeccable track-record for predicting important shifts in the markets, ensuring you’re aware of the latest market opportunities and risks in Sri Lanka before your competitors.

Sri Lanka Country Risk

BMI View:

Core Views We have upgraded our 2014 real GDP growth forecast to 7.1%, from our previous estimate of 6.8%, as we expect the country's manufacturing and services sectors to maintain their strong...

Read more
To read full BMI view LOGIN or REGISTER for FREE!

Sri Lanka Industry Coverage (6)

Commercial Banking

BMI View:

Commercial Banking Sector Indicators Date Total assets Client loans Bond portfolio Other Liabilities and capital Capital Client deposits Other...

Read more
To read full BMI view LOGIN or REGISTER for FREE!

Information Technology

BMI View:

BMI View:   We forecast a CAGR of 15.5% for IT market spending 2014-2018, with the market expected to increase to a value of LRK163.8bn in 2018. We believe Sri Lanka will outperform the majority...

Read more
To read full BMI view LOGIN or REGISTER for FREE!

Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare

BMI View:

BMI View:   Sri Lanka's pharmaceutical sector has received investment from domestic and foreign - notably Indian - investors in recent years, as economic growth has picked up and the...

Read more
To read full BMI view LOGIN or REGISTER for FREE!

Power

BMI View:

BMI View:   Sri Lanka will look to coal and renewables   to meet its energy needs for the next three to five years, as alternatives offered by gas-fired power generation remain too...

Read more
To read full BMI view LOGIN or REGISTER for FREE!

Telecommunications

BMI View:

BMI View : There is huge growth potential in Sri Lanka's telecoms market despite it having an above 100% mobile penetration rate in end-2013. The mobile subscription figure in Sri Lanka is...

Read more
To read full BMI view LOGIN or REGISTER for FREE!

Tourism

BMI View:

BMI View: We believe that the recent weakness in the Sri Lanka rupee is both a blessing and a curse for Sri Lanka's booming tourism industry. With the rupee now at the cheapest it has ever been...

Read more
To read full BMI view LOGIN or REGISTER for FREE!