3 November 2015 - Sri Lankan apparel exports have stagnated in the first half, over the recession of the European market. Colombo could however be offered a duty-free access to the European Union which should revamp exports. Wages could also be raised at the same time, as the strategy toward higher quality products is confirmed. Our statistical tables provide a comprehensive view of latest export trends with overall export data over the past years per destination. Detailed EU and US import data per category of products over the first months of 2015 are also available.