• Why Invest
    in Sri Lanka?

    Watch the video to understand what global companies have already discovered about Sri Lanka!

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  • Sri Lanka’s IT BPM Vision for 2022

    A skilled and competent workforce of 200,000 and 1000 new startups earning an export revenue target of USD 5 Billion!

  • Sri Lanka’s IT BPM Industry

    300+ Companies employing 60,000+ professionals annually generating over 847 Million USD – an average revenue growth of 23% each year!

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Offering

There’s so much going for you when you decide to set-up your IT/BPM operations in Sri Lanka. From the ability to recruit highly-skilled professionals to the ease of setting up business, the fast-growing infrastructure and facilities as well as the various tax and financial benefits, you cannot go wrong in investing in Sri Lanka. And what’s more, Sri Lanka’s attractiveness as a global destination for IT/BPM services has been recognised by many reputed international associations and industry bodies.

Setting up in Sri Lanka

Check-out the multinational organisations that have set-up their offices in Sri Lanka.

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Source IT Services

Sri Lanka is now one of the world's premier destinations to Source IT Services.

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Source IT Products

Over the years, Sri Lankan software has powered many leading global enterprises.

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Source BPM services

Sri Lanka is known as a center of excellence for FAO and many other BPM services.

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Startup Ecosystem

Tech start-ups form an important part of Sri Lanka's current IT eco-system.

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Testimonials

  • Given our extensive experience of working in Sri Lanka with MillenniumIT, it seemed the natural destination for our new venture, LSEG Business Services. This is an exciting opportunity for the local technology community to join a truly global organisation and we look forward to working with the government of Sri Lanka to build a strategic partnership and a world leading technology hub in the country

    Martin Ryan

    Group Head of Shared Services, LSEG

  • Being based in the Silicon Valley has given us leading edge insights necessary to create revolutionary technology, but the demand for engineers is so high there that we would never have been able to setup an engineering organization of this scale in Redwood City. The talent available in Sri Lanka has allowed us to create a large, world-class engineering organization in just a few years; giving us the ability to go to market fast and innovate faster than our competitors. It has been a cornerstone of our success, and a key reason our investors Sysco saw promise in our business

    Shanil Fernando

    Managing Director & Senior Vice President – Engineering - Cake Labs

  • When choosing a team to work with me for the future, I took my time in understanding the most important factor affecting land term business relationships - the culture. after working with outsourcing the isa my own company in USA, My own company in Norway and the UK, and again out-sourcing to the Ukraine and then India, I found that highly technical personnel are available everywhere. The technical level is not what we really need to worry about . It’s the culture, attitudes, language and what the people are made of. After many years of working with outsourcing , I settled in Sri Lanka as I found everything I have being looking for. I am very happy to see that this country has raised the bar in terms of quality considerably during the last 5 years and the people here are really want to do a good job.

    Stein Inge Haaland

    Chairman of the board/ Styrets leader Embla

  • "We started with 10 employees and have grown tenfold in the past 3 years. It is now a much more relaxed place with the government focusing on developing businesses and investing on infrastructure to support the same"

    Joe Collins

    Managing Director, CAM Management Solutions

  • "eBay grew to over 1 billion transactions per day serving 94 million active users worldwide. eBay chose WSO2 after extensive analysis and testing of several other solutions. The WSO2 Enterprise Service Bus provides eBay with the scalability and performance, enabling their enterprise architects to confidently build applications that they never outgrow"

    Abhinav Kumar

    Senior Manager of Engineering, eBay

  • "As one of the first banks to be established in the region, HSBC Bank Plc has had a presence in Sri Lanka since July 1892. We opened our Group Service Centre [HDPL] in 2004 and now employ over 2,400 local and talented employees who make GSC Colombo [HDPL] a great place to work. For HSBC, how we do business is incredibly important and so it is a priority for us to operate ethically, responsibly and sustainably in order to deliver our long-term goals. We remain committed to our HDPL operations and employees in Sri Lanka, and look forward to playing our part in the continued development and prosperity of the country with the help of government agencies which support the strategy of the HSBC Group."

    David Grimme

    Global Head of Service Delivery, HSBC

  • "The availability of top tier talent and the low cost of operations in Sri Lanka made it a logical choice for our company. We started working in Sri Lanka in 1997 recruiting just 26 graduates in the first year, since then we have grown to 740. Sri Lanka offers us a great base to expand into Asia."

    Alastair Sorbie

    CEO & President, IFS

Human Capital

Every year, Sri Lanka produces to- quality graduates in both technical and management streams to the country’s IT BPM Industry. Many of these graduates have won many accolades in national-level as well as global competitions which in itself is a testimony to their abilities. Find out more on what their key competencies are.

Recent Reports

Read all the latest industry and related reports on Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka Country Book 2015

Sri Lanka is a destination of choice for the IT and BPM market.

Sri Lanka Information Technology Report (Executive Summary) by BMI Research

BMI View: Strong economic growth and a government that is supportive of digitalisation underpin our IT growth forecast as this...

Sri Lanka Country Booklet 2014

Sri Lanka is a destination of choice for the IT and BPM market. Sri Lanka is among the top 20...

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