Sri Lanka has an economy worth USD 87.2 billion and a per capita GDP of USD 4,065 as recorded in 2017. Sri Lanka has mostly had robust economic growth rates in recent years, particularly post the end of the civil war in 2009. Major factors that contribute to this stable economic growth include;
- The new era that has resulted in improved governance and increased private sector confidence;
- Improvements in infrastructure, especially telecommunications and road network; and
- Investments through public-private partnerships.
The overall forecast for performance of the country’s economy is encouraging in the coming years, with Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) being encouraged to further develop and grow the economy.