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A Country & Industry Analysis—Sri Lanka Information Technologies (IT), 2016

A Country & Industry Analysis—Sri Lanka Information Technologies (IT), 2016

With a mere 5% penetration of personal computers and a fast growing talent pool of English speaking workers with sophisticated technical skills, Sri Lanka is emerging as a prime destination for IT and IT outsourcing services. Sri Lanka also enjoys the advantage of a superior business environment and infrastructure over most other low cost emerging countries. As part of the country’s ongoing economic transformation, the government has initiated a major drive encouraging businesses and government departments to increasingly adopt IT technologies. This study explores the current and future IT trends and market growth opportunities in the hardware, software, and IT services verticals along with Government’s IT vision and Sri Lanka’s evolution as a promising IT business destination.


  • Executive Summary
    • Key Findings in the IT Sector
    • Research Scope
    • Sri Lanka at a Glance
    • Sri Lanka-Top IT Predictions 2016
  • Sri Lanka-Country Snapshot
    • Sri Lanka-Key Facts
      • Table Key Facts, Sri Lanka, 2015
    • GDP and GDP Growth
    • Demographic Trends and Computer Literacy
  • Information Technologies (IT) and IT-Enabled Services (ITES) Sector Overview
    • Total IT Market
    • Hardware Market
    • Software Market
    • IT Services Market
    • ICT Exports
    • Sri Lanka IT/ITES Industry-SWOT Analysis
    • Sri Lanka IT/ITES Industry-Competitive Landscape
  • Key Trends and Developments
    • Snapshot for the Demand and Supply of Skilled Workforce
    • How is Sri Lanka Emerging as an IT Business Destination?
    • Government Vision for IT/ITES Industries
    • Future Outlook
  • Conclusion
    • Key Conclusions

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