SL exports high quality goods
Sri Lanka's export goods are of high quality and there is a big
demand for Sri Lankan apparel in the United States, US Trade
Representative for South and Central Asia, Michael Delaney told Economic
Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa during a discussion at the Ministry
He attributed the growth in foreign investments to the literate
workforce and the salutary investment environment created by the
The Trade Representative said that he had witnessed the high living
standards of the people and environment-friendly industrial development.
During the discussions, they exchanged views on the new investment
opportunities available for Americans in the island nation.
Minister Rajapaksa told the US trade representative about the quality
and quantity of the development achieved by Sri Lanka.
“There is also environment-friendly investment growth while the
export of goods and services had enhanced rapidly. Sri Lanka has also
recorded high growth in investments,” he said.
The Government has succeeded in generating job opportunities through
industrial parks, for the people of the North and the East which were
paralysed by terrorism that lasted several years. Minister Rajapaksa
said that plans are afoot to increase foreign investments in the North
and the East within the next few years to further develop