Publishers Association logo
Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

Key facts

Population: 21.2 million (2016)
Official languages: The Sinhala and Tamil languages are both Official and National Languages in Sri Lanka while English is the Link Language.
Currency: Sri Lankan rupee  (RS)
Important ministry: Ministry of Education
Official statistics office:
Department of Census and Statistics
Trade association: Sri Lanka Book Publishers Association
Annual book fair: Colombo International Book Fair held in September
VAT on books: Exempt on print books
Fixed book price system: No


Exclusive to PA members & GPI Subscribers (Login to view link)