Over the past three to four years Sri Lanka has been increasingly recognized as an emerging outsourcing destination for key functions and specialized services in IT and ITES in Asia. The advantages of the country include increasing availability of highly skilled professionals and comparative cost and qualitative advantages relating to infrastructure and workforce.With this emergence of the IT/ ITES export industry in Sri Lanka, the Export Development Board sought to profile the industry and to establish export revenues generated in 2007 as a baseline indicator to track its contribution to the national economy.

Export Value Survey 2007 Sri Lankan IT/ ITES Industry