Invest in Sri Lanka
Invest in Sri Lanka
  • Invest with Confidence in the Wonder of Asia

  • Invest with Confidence in the Wonder of Asia

  • Invest with Confidence in the Wonder of Asia

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


  • Country
    Overview

  • Why You
    Should Invest

  • How Can
    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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Mr.Lolitha Abesinghe speaks to CNBC public holiday in Sri Lanka.

Ease of Doing Business in Sri Lanka - Ministry of Finance

After years of civil conflict, Sri Lanka takes the needs of its multiethnic population very seriously, with a very pleasant side-effect: 25 national public holidays a year. It’s one of the highest national public holiday counts in Asia, far outstripping Singapore’s 13 days, Japan’s 17 days and even Indonesia and Thailand’s relatively generous 19 and 20 days respectively.

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Warm Wishes for a Prosperous Sinhala & Hindu New Year..!

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Dear OSL Visitor,

May the Sinhala and Hindu New Year keep you healthy, wealthy and happy in the company of your loved ones and business partners!

OSL looks forward to growing with you in 2016.

Keep in touch.

Breaking News

Sri Lanka overtakes India in ease of doing business

Ease of Doing Business in Sri Lanka - Ministry of Finance

Sri Lanka has jumped 06 positions to rank 107th among 189 nations on World Bank’s ease of doing business chart. The country is placed 3rd in the South East region, even acing past regional powerhouse – India left at 5th position.

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eam OSL at the Luncheon Meeting with Rt Hon Hugo Swire

Team OSL at the Luncheon Meeting with Rt Hon Hugo Swire On 14th January 2016 At The Kingsbury, Colombo

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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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Ease of Doing Business in Sri Lanka

Ease of Doing Business in Sri Lanka - Ministry of Finance

Sri Lanka is eagerly trying to catch up to the growing economies of the world fast-tracked on the e-platform.

Recent endeavors made by the Ministry of Finance to transform the trading and the commercial activities in the country in to an investor friendly activity have accrued benefits to all its stakeholders.

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Breaking News

Thailand eager to ink FTA- Deputy PM

Thailand eager to ink FTA- Deputy PM

Thailand is eager to sign a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Sri Lanka to enhance closer economic partnership between the two countries, Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak said in Colombo yesterday.

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Breaking News

Fiscal Management Report 2016

Fiscal Management Report 2016

The Minister of Finance unveiled the budget for the year 2016, expressing the governments extremely investment friendly policy and emphasizing on the strategies for the development of the nation.

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Breaking News

Megapolis Plan for the Western Province

Megapolis Plan for the Western Province

The new government of Sri Lanka aspires to open new doors for the investment sector of Sri Lanka in taking the first step towards its flagship Megapolis project, by the formation of the separate ministry for this purpose.

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Breaking News

Sri Lanka as an International Arbitration Hub

Development and Production of Natural Gas Deposits in the Mannar Basin

Under the complex business environment and competitive atmosphere in this part of the world, the need of an independent arbitration centre which has the ability to maintain neutrality is undeniable.

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NEW TENDER

Chunnakam Wind Power Project – The Most Awaited Opportunity

Colombo; The Fastest Growing City in the World

The world’s energy consumption is expected to double from 2002 to 2030 whereas the current consumption exceeds the fossil fuels sourced to date. Therefore, it is clear that the world will be dependent on energy from sustainable sources such as bio-fuels, the sun and hydrogen soon.

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Cross Sector Master Plan for Travel & Tourism

Cross Sector Master Plan for Travel and TourismSurrounded by the Indian Ocean and enriched with manifest beauty, culture and uniqueness…

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Sri Lanka Energy Sector Development Plan

Sri Lanka Energy Sector DevelopmentsWe possess extensive details and the master plan of the Sri Lanka energy sector…

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Media Center

ONYX upbeat on Lanka’s tourism sector

ONYX Hospitality Group President and CEO Peter Henley Since joining ONYX Hospitality Group in August 2008, industry veteran Henley has focused on developing and expanding ONYX’s brands and property portfolio. He has seen the group grow from 16 to 40 properties today.

MCC’s ‘ Threshold Programs ’ for Sri Lanka

MCC's ‘Threshold Programs’ for Sri Lanka MCC’s ‘Threshold Programs’ are smaller grants awarded to countries that come close to passing the eligibility criteria of the organization

Sri Lankan fish exports for Norwegian market

Sri Lankan fish exports for Norwegian market The Ministry of finance said, that Norway had taken this step after the EU ban of Sri Lankan fish exports was lifted.

KKS cement factory to resume once again

Rishad Bathiudeen UAE-based Ras Al Khaimah Cement Company (RAKCC) expressed interest in reviving the Kankesanthurai Cement Factory with a US$ 100 million investment.

BIA ready for stage-2 expansion take-off

BIA ready for stage-2 expansion take-off The BIA development project, capacity of the airport will be enhanced by a further 9 million passengers per annum and on completion, handling capacity of BIA will be increased to 15 million passengers per annum.

Govt. keeps SriLankan, Mihin alive until October

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe The cabinet has also decided to continue the operations of SriLankan Airlines after October as a partnership with an investor or international airline.

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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