Sri Lanka

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The world's most comprehensive market research on consumer products, commercial industries, demographics trends and consumer lifestyles in Sri Lanka.

Country Report

PEST Analysis: Sri Lanka

Nov 2022

Major political instability and distressed government finances have blighted Sri Lanka, which is ‘mostly unfree’ for economic freedom. Although the state is trying to make the investment climate more attractive, economic mishandling is adversely…

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Country Report

Tobacco in Sri Lanka

Jul 2022

Volume sales of cigarettes increased in 2021 after two years of strong declines due to tax increases and the COVID-19 pandemic. This boosted the illicit trade as low-income consumers found smoking increasingly unaffordable. However, demand for…

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Country Report

Retailing in Sri Lanka

Apr 2022

In 2021 retailing in Sri Lanka returned to positive growth after two years of decline. The bombing of April 2019 and general uncertainty linked to the elections followed by the onset of the pandemic in 2020 and government measures imposed to control…

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Country Report

Snacks in Sri Lanka

Aug 2022

Snacks performed well in 2022 despite the impact of the economic crisis, import restrictions and government policies that are unfavourable to local production in some categories. Profit margins are being squeezed by rising raw material costs and…

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Country Report

Home Care in Sri Lanka

Jun 2022

2020 and 2021 saw sales impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, which encouraged a stronger focus on hygiene and boosted sales of many products in home care. Consumers spent more time at home, which benefited home insecticides and surface care but…

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Country Report

Staple Foods in Sri Lanka

Nov 2022

Rice remains the most important category of staple foods, with bread also an important source of nutrition for much of the population. Meat substitutes remains another important category, with soy-based products representing excellent value for…

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Country Report

Alcoholic Drinks in Sri Lanka

Jul 2022

Alcoholic drinks registered positive growth in 2021 as sales rebounded from the severe declines recorded at the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. In particular, on-trade sales slumped in 2020 due to the absence of foreign tourists and an…

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Country Report

Consumer Health in Sri Lanka

Sep 2022

The economic crisis took its toll on Sri Lanka’s consumer health industry during 2022 as price controls combined with scarcity in foreign exchange reserves to hamper imports of essential medicines. This led to supply shortages across the industry…

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Country Report

Soft Drinks in Sri Lanka

Apr 2022

Soft drinks will continue to be impacted by both the sugar tax and the COVID-19 pandemic in 2021. Likewise, consumers are expected to switch to healthier and more natural options, such as juice and bottled water, as consumers become more conscious of…

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Country Report

Hot Drinks in Sri Lanka

Apr 2022

This report analyses the market for hot drinks in Sri Lanka. For the purposes of the study, the market has been defined as follows:

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Country Report

Dairy Products and Alternatives in Sri Lanka

Oct 2022

Despite the challenges presented by COVID-19 sales of dairy products and alternatives have remained stable since 2020. However, the industry is now being impacted by the rising cost of raw materials and imports in 2022. The government stated in 2021…

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Country Report

Tissue and Hygiene in Sri Lanka

Aug 2022

Tissue and hygiene saw current value recovery in 2021, following on from the decline seen in 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Higher living costs and a strong tradition for cheaper cloth alternatives however continue to limit usage. In the…

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Country Report

Beauty and Personal Care in Sri Lanka

Oct 2022

Many products saw sharp sales decline due to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, followed by recovery in 2021. However, some products continued to struggle due to economic uncertainty, with consumers limiting purchases to essential items and seeking out…

USD 2,750
Country Report

Cooking Ingredients and Meals in Sri Lanka

Oct 2022

With Sri Lanka facing its worst economic crisis in 74 years, product shortages and price hikes have recalibrated consumer demand and supply patterns across all categories of cooking ingredients and meals. Manufacturers are struggling due to the…

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Country Briefing

Commodities: Sri Lanka

Nov 2022

The commodities country overview provides comprehensive data on production, consumption and price trends in key commodities markets. The commodities overview in Sri Lanka covers production and consumption trends in agricultural commodities, energy…

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Country Briefing

Households: Sri Lanka

Jul 2022

The number of households is set to increase moderately in Sri Lanka over 2021-2040, with couples with children remaining the dominant household type. While household earnings will reach pre-pandemic levels by 2022, the fastest household expenditure…

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Country Briefing

Business Dynamics: Sri Lanka

Feb 2022

Sri Lanka ranked low on key business environment indicators in 2020, given a heavy tax burden, burdensome bureaucracy, widespread corruption and skills shortages. Limited access to credit information and high lending rates hinder businesses’ access…

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Country Briefing

Income and Expenditure: Sri Lanka

Aug 2022

Over the long term, the consumer market in Sri Lanka is forecast to expand at a faster pace compared to regional countries, thanks to economic reforms and a gradual transition towards a more urbanised economy built around manufacturing and services…

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Country Briefing

Environmental Sustainability: Sri Lanka

Sep 2021

Despite having low pollution and high water security, Sri Lanka ranks in the middle of Global sustainability ranking due to its poor environmental protection, low climate resilience and poorly-developed energy sector. Moreover, the South Asian…

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Country Briefing

Economy, Finance and Trade: Sri Lanka

Mar 2021

In 2020, Sri Lanka’s economy contracted amid the COVID-19 pandemic. International trade was disrupted, due to import restrictions and weak external demand. The recovery of the tourism and textile sectors is projected to drive economic growth over the…

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