Why Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has what it takes to be the Wonder of Asia

Asia: Still in the Lead
Asia continues to outpace other regions, buoyed by resilient exports and strong domestic demand
World Economic Outlook, April 2011 – IMF

Sri Lanka best place to invest in South Asia:
Jim Rogers

Sri Lanka Among 2012 best tourist destinations
National Geographic

Sri Lanka has what it takes to be the Wonder of Asia
Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Managing Director of the World Bank

Sri Lanka – The number one holiday destination for the year 2010
New York Times

Sri Lanka Beaches among the top 10 in the world

Sri lanka poised to join Asia’s fast growing economies
Bangkok Post

By 2016 Sri Lanka

  • USD 4,000 per capita income
  • GDP growth above 8% on average
  • 2.5 mn tourist arrivals per annum
  • Over 10 sectors contributing USD 1 billion each in export earnings
  • Private investment around 22-24% of GDP (now 18-20% of GDP)
  • FDI to be around 5% of GDP (2011-2% of GDP*forecast)
  • ICT literacy rate to increase to 75% from 30% at present
  • 2nd International Air Port & more than 5 International Sea Ports