Sri Lanka

U.S. Trade with Sri Lanka in 2021

Export Market Rank
#56 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$170.72 Million
3-Year Average
$160.34 Million
Compound Average Growth
14.3% (2012-2021)
Total Export Value 2012 - 2021
Export Value by Commodity 2021

Top 10 Exports to Sri Lanka in 2021

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Soybean Meal $90.13 Million 180,066 $56.36 Million 1369%
Other Feeds, Meals & Fodders $22.54 Million 30,935 $6.33 Million 9403%
Wheat $13.89 Million 59,369 $28.77 Million ---
Dairy Products $7.79 Million 2,700 $11.7 Million -14%
Distillers Grains $5.72 Million 24,635 $3.08 Million ---
Tobacco $4.71 Million 240 $2.96 Million 198%
Soybeans $4.44 Million 9,055 $1.54 Million ---
Pulses $4.3 Million 5,654 $3.01 Million 99%
Fish and Seafood $3.79 Million 709 $1.4 Million 134%
Planting Seeds $3.5 Million 2,830 $1.96 Million 213%

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On July 6, 2022, the Sri Lanka Standards Institution (SLSI) notified draft amendment standards (number 1) to SLS 591:2014 for canned fish to the World Trade Organization (WTO). WTO members are invited to submit comments on notification G/TBT/N/LKA/51.
The USDA/FAS McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program is supporting education, child development, and food security in Sri Lanka. The objective of the Sri Lanka McGovern-Dole PALAM/A project is to reduce hunger and improve literacy and primary education, especially for young girls.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Sri Lanka: FAIRS Export Certificate Report Annual

This FAIRS report lists the export certificates required for food and agricultural products shipped to the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka (Sri Lanka). An export certificate matrix is included in this report.

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