Sri Lanka

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Home Care in Sri Lanka

Feb 2024

A number of noteworthy developments occurred in home care in Sri Lanka in 2023. Dishwashing bars and liquid soaps became much more popular among consumers than conventional hand dishwashing liquid. The demand for locally produced home care products…

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Soft Drinks in Sri Lanka

Jan 2024

With a lack of foreign reserves in the country due to the current economic crisis, the government of Sri Lanka has had to impose import restrictions which has limited the availability of some soft drinks. Although not as high as in 2022 inflation…

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Hot Drinks in Sri Lanka

Jan 2024

With a lack of foreign reserves in the country due to the current economic crisis, the government of Sri Lanka had to impose import restrictions which limited the availability of some hot drinks. Inflation also remained in double figures which put…

USD 2,450
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PEST Analysis: Sri Lanka

Dec 2023

Sri Lanka is grappling with multiple issues including weak economic freedom, corruption, and denial of human rights. Furthermore, an economic crisis led to political instability and trigged hyperinflation, although prices have fallen fast, and output…

USD 300
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Tobacco in Sri Lanka

Jun 2023

In 2022, the tobacco industry continues to witness rising prices due to tax increases and global inflation rates. This has boosted the illicit trade as low-income consumers are finding smoking increasingly unaffordable. Meanwhile, demand for…

USD 2,450
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Snacks in Sri Lanka

Jul 2023

Low consumer spending due to the economic crisis was not the only issue that snacks players faced in 2023 as the falling exchange value of the Sri Lankan rupee, limited access to foreign currency, supply chain issues and interruptions to the power…

USD 2,450
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Retail in Sri Lanka

Mar 2023

Sri Lanka experienced an economic crisis in 2022 with hyperinflation and severe import restrictions due to a lack of dollars. Many retailers struggled to meet demand with the country experiencing severe shortages, including for key products such as…

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Alcoholic Drinks in Sri Lanka

Jun 2023

After being negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, alcoholic drinks in Sri Lanka faces a new set of challenges in 2022. Firstly, global inflation is causing prices to rise, which has led many consumers to become more price sensitive and…

USD 2,450
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Staple Foods in Sri Lanka

Dec 2023

In 2023, staples in Sri Lanka witnessed a shift in consumer preferences. Baked goods like fresh bread and pastries have gained popularity as more prepare their meals at home. Health-conscious are consumers seeking diverse breakfast cereals.…

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Consumer Health in Sri Lanka

Oct 2023

During the pandemic Sri Lanka received international support to purchase the necessary medication to help them fight COVID-19. However, due to the current economic crisis the Government of Sri Lanka has had to impose import restrictions due to…

USD 2,750
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Beauty and Personal Care in Sri Lanka

May 2023

There is a sizeable market for beauty and personal care in Sri Lanka but economic constraints and government restrictions on imports is restricting growth. While brand loyalty plays a role, due to the current challenges price and accessibility were…

USD 2,750
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Cooking Ingredients and Meals in Sri Lanka

Dec 2023

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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Dairy Products and Alternatives in Sri Lanka

Sep 2023

Amidst dollar shortages and central bank constraints, dairy product imports into the country has decreased in 2023 as Sri Lanka's government is striving for self-sufficiency. Despite the economic crisis, key players are achieving notable revenue…

USD 2,100
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Tissue and Hygiene in Sri Lanka

Mar 2023

The industry saw fluctuating demand and supply, mainly due to the economic crisis, with heavy import restrictions pertaining to the US dollar shortage. Tissue and hygiene products are considered essential in Sri Lanka. However, shortages of imported…

USD 2,750
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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…

USD 2,450
Country Briefing

Commodities: Sri Lanka

Oct 2023

The commodities country overview provides comprehensive data on production, consumption and price trends on 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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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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