Invest in Sri Lanka
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Welcome to Opportunity Sri Lanka! Your expert guide to invest in Sri Lanka.


  • Country
    Overview

  • Why You
    Should Invest

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    We Help

  • Foreign
    Investor Support

  • Legal
    Framework

  • Key
    Sectors

  • Investment
    Opportunities

  • Setting Up
    a Company
  • country overview Known as the "Pearl of the Indian Ocean", Sri Lanka is a beautiful tropical island situated in the Indian ocean. Its' natural beauty, rich heritage, fascinating culture, remarkable bio-diversity, beautiful wilderness, idyllic beaches, and ancient sites have attracted visitors from around the world for centuries.

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  • middle income country Recently being promoted to the "middle income country" category, Sri Lanka is currently enjoying a period of economic boom across all sectors. Encouraged by this rapid economic growth and the attractive investment opportunities available, the international community including investors, companies, developers, and expat Sri Lankans, are increasingly pursuing investment projects of all sizes.

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  • handshake We are known for counseling investors, developers, companies, and entrepreneurs to map the ‘way forward’ in order to exploit opportunities, manage investment process and execution, manage risks, and harness the benefits of pragmatic and astute investment decisions. We have the unparalleled capability to manage a full range of services for our clients.

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  • investor support Sri Lankan government has setup "Board of Investment" (BOI), who's charter is to act as the official investment promotion and facilitation organization. The BOI is structured to function as a central facilitation point for investors.

    Companies or projects that are setup as BOI projects enjoy a wide range of attractive benefits including tax holidays, import/export concessions, foreign investment protection support, etc. Our team of experts can help getting your project setup as a BOI project and advice you on various BOI requirements, standards, and guidelines.

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  • Framework The Sri Lankan legal system is influenced largely by the English common law, the Roman-Dutch law, and the ancient local system of laws of Sri Lanka. The commercial law of Sri Lanka is primarily based on the principles of English Commercial Law. The court structure consists of a Supreme Court, a Court of Appeal, High Courts, Municipal Courts, and Primary Courts. Additionally, there are numerous tribunals, etc.

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  • Sectors Along with the widespread economic boom in Sri Lanka, many attractive investment opportunities are opening up in several key sectors that include: Tourism, Infrastructure, IT/BPO, Utilities, Apparels, Manufacturing, Agriculture, and Education.

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  • Opportunities We are currently sourcing investors for many attractive investment opportunities in the government and the private sector in Sri Lanka. Browse through dozens of available projects to find an opportunity that fit your investment criteria.

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  • Setting Up a Company Sri Lanka has a well established process and procedures for setting up a business. According to the "International Finance Corporation" ease of doing business study, Sri Lanka is ranked at number 54 in the world out of 189 countries, which puts Sri Lanka in the top 30% of the countries and by far the best country in the South Asian region to setup a business. Our friendly staff at Chelina Capital Corporation are ready to work hand in hand with you every step of the way to get you setup in Sri Lanka.

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Hospitality Investment Conference Indian Ocean 2016

  • Hospitality Investment Conference Indian Ocean 2016

    Hospitality Investment Conference Indian Ocean 2016 drives hospitality and tourism markets in the region.The session in Singapore is scheduled for the 26 July 2016.The annual Hospitality Investment Conference Indian Ocean (HICIO) 2016 will be back for the 3rd time in Colombo from 24 to 25 August 2016.HICIO 2016 will gather leading property developers, operators, owners, investors, regulators, legal professionals and other stakeholders over two insightful days.For more information, please visit www.sphereconferences.com

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Exploring port infrastructure deals with Japan

Exploring port infrastructure deals with Japan

Japan, Sri Lanka exploring port infrastructure deals to counter reliance on China.According to the source, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena affirmed their intention to cooperate on developing Sri Lankan port facilities at their May meeting in Nagoya.The 2 countries are also expected to improve cooperation on maritime security in light of China’s expansionary activities in the Indian Ocean.As in the East and South China seas, Japan is pushing — along with the United States and other countries — to preserve freedom of navigation and the rule of law in the Indian Ocean.

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$ 400 m Port Contract for Indian Subcontinent Firm

$ 400 m Port Contract for Indian Subcontinent Firm

Govt. wants Indian subcontinent firm involved in $ 400 m port contract. Sri Lanka is seeking a consortium that must include a company from the Indian subcontinent to bid for a $ 400 million contract to build a port terminal, the Ports Minister said on Thursday.The move to include an Indian subcontinent firm could neutralize growing Chinese influence in Colombo’s port.

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Visa identifies Sri Lanka as a priority market

Visa identifies Sri Lanka as a priority market

In a market in which it has existed for nearly 3 decades, global leader in payments technology, Visa, yesterday formally announced the opening of a fully-fledged office in Sri Lanka saying the move reflects growing confidence in the economy and future of electronic payments.The company said that with electronic payments amounting to only around $ 2 billion out of a $ 45 billion personal consumption expenditure market, the future in Sri Lanka for digital commerce along with economic growth looked very promising.

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To energize Sri Lanka tourism

To energize Sri Lanka tourism

Sri Lanka aims to build tourism momentum.Increased international arrivals and expansion into new segments are key elements in Sri Lanka’s plans to boost revenue in its growing tourism sector, an important earner of foreign currency.To support continued growth, the government targets attracting 4m visitors and increasing tourism revenue to $5bn by 2020, according to John Amaratunge, Minister of Tourism Development and Christian religious affairs, more than double the 2015 numbers.

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3rd phase of Central Expressway construction

3rd phase of Central Expressway construction

Govt. calls bids for 3rd phase of Central Expressway construction.Following a proposal made by Higher Education and Highways Minister Lakshman Kiriella, the Government expects to call for bids and proposals to select a contractor and consultant for construction work on the 3rd phase of the Central Expressway which will extend for 32.5 km from Pothuhera to Galagedara.

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Consultation Platform

Consultation Platform

Visit our consultation platform to get sufficient and credible advise related to any sector.

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See what the press has to say

The potential to do business here is identifiable because the investment framework is clear.

- General Electric (GE) India Vice President Business Development, Growth and Strategy for Asia Vishal Wanchoo

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