Sri Lanka

Horana Export Processing Zone

Horana Export Processing Zone was established in 1999 with 181 Acres for industrial purposes. The infrastructure facilities at the zone include water, waste water treatment and electricity. The Horana EPZ therefore promotes the Government’s objective to develop regional industrialization in Sri Lanka. The location is also now the headquarters of the Board of Investment which …

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LINDEL Industrial Estate

LINDEL Industrial Estate is Sri Lanka’s first private sector owned and operated industrial estate. Lanka Industrial Estates Ltd., is affectionately referred to as LINDEL, a subsidiary company of DFCC Bank PLC. It incorporated in 1992 to set up, operate and manage industrial estates in Sri Lanka. Setting up the LINDEL Industrial Estate at Sapugaskanda, upgrading …

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Koggala Export Processing Zone

The Koggala Export Processing Zone is a major economic centre in the south of Sri Lanka and an important contributor to the economy by accounting for exports earnings of over USD 122 million in 2017. The zone is located in Galle District situated on the South Western fringe of the Koggala Lake.  Currently 23 enterprises …

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Katunayake Export Processing Zone

The Katunayake Export Processing Zone is the most highly developed of all the zones in Sri Lanka. The main advantage is its very close proximity to Bandaranaike International Airport, the main cargo airport for the country hence the zone is popular with logistics companies. Additional Details Total area: 215 hectares Year opened: 1978 Electricity supply: …

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Biyagama Export Processing Zone

The Biyagama Export Processing Zone has a total area of 450 acres and is operating at full capacity. The zone employs over 25,000 workers and hosts 58 manufacturers. Most are in the garments and rubber sectors. The Biyagama Export Processing Zone is a significant contributor to the national economy with an export value estimated at …

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Hambantota International Port

Hambantota International Port is a part of the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road that runs through China’s coast through to the Suez Canal and on to Europe. Construction started in 2008 with majority funding by the Chinese government. Issues have been raised as to viability of the project given the current operations of the Port …

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Port of Colombo

The Port of Colombo is a rapidly growing maritime hub of the South Asia Region. Cargo originates from and destined to Europe, East and South Asia, the Persian Gulf, and East Africa. These are conveniently connected through the port. The Port of Colombo is primarily a container port. In 2015, it handled about 5.1 million …

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Bandaranaike International Airport

Bandaranaike International Airport is the main international airport serving Sri Lanka. It is located in Negombo, 32.5 kilometres north of Colombo. TheAirport and Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) Ltd administers the airport and serves as the hub of SriLankan Airlines, the national carrier of Sri Lanka. The airport has three passenger terminals. Runway: 3,350 metres International …

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