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2018 FDI Inflows Reaches New High driven by Inflows to Port Container Terminals
- During 2018 FDI inflows rose by 38% on a Y-o-Y basis, mainly driven by the inflows to port container terminals
- Inflows to infrastructure grew by 70% and were the only major sector with positive growth in terms of FDI inflows during the year.
- Inflows to manufacturing, services, and agriculture declined by 16%, 5%, and 67% respectively in 2018 compared to 2017
- China continued to be the top investor in Sri Lanka followed by Hong Kong and India