Doing business in Sri Lanka
A selection of articles, books and online resources to help you explore the key issues for doing business in Sri Lanka.
Ease of Doing Business in Sri Lanka
Summary of comprehensive annual data collated by the World Bank giving key indicators for business and economic conditions. Includes information on typical business procedures, showing time to complete and associated costs for each step.
Sri Lanka company registration
Comprehensive guide produced by Healy Consultants explaining company structures and business entity types, fees and timelines for incorporation, accounting and tax in this jurisdiction and comparisons with other countries in the region.
Overseas Business Risk - Sri Lanka
Report from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office looking at potential risks for UK businesses operating in this country. It includes economic and political risks, human rights issues, bribery and corruption, terrorism, intellectual property and organised crime.
Doing Business in Sri Lanka
Guide published in 2016 by EY providing an overview of registration, compliance and reporting requirements when starting or extending a business.
On our Exporting to Sri Lanka page you can find export guides, trade forecasts and economic and political updates.
European Corporate Governance Institute
The European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) aims to provide 'a forum for debate and dialogue between academics, legislators and practitioners, focusing on major corporate governance issues and thereby promoting best practice'. The ECGI website also provides a directory of national Corporate Governance Codes, Principles & Recommendations.
Law and regulation
Doing Business law library
Collection of business laws and regulations from economies around the world, linking to official government sources. Topics include company law, labour, tax and trade.
Forums and support networks
Ceylon Chamber of Commerce
Confederation of trade associations, regional and sectoral chambers of commerce and industry, business councils and employer organisations in Sri Lanka.
Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Sri Lanka
Apex body representing chambers and associations in the region.
National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka
A support network for promoting business and trade in Sri Lanka.
Embassies and consulates
- British High Commission in Sri Lanka
- List of embassies for Sri Lanka around the world
- List of foreign embassies in Sri Lanka
Articles and books in the Library collection
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