Rubber Product manufacturing sector is the third largest export earning sector for Sri Lanka in 2012 .Rubber Products manufacturing industry developed in 1950's primarily to retread tires and industry expanded rapidly after the introduction of free trade policies and investment promotion zones.
Today Sri Lanka is the market leader for solid tyres serving around 23 % of global demand. Sri Lanka exports value added products such as latex products i.e. medical & industrial gloves, extruded products - rubber bands, beadings, industrial components - auto parts , hoses, and general rubber products - floor mats, carpets, hot water bottles etc. to the global market .Download Profile