Gem and jewellery exports increase

Friday, 05 July 2013 - 12:04




Sri Lanka’s gem, diamond and jewellery export sector has recorded an overall growth of more than 50 percent as at end of 2012.


Revenue has increased significantly in comparison to the corresponding year’s figure of 24 thousand 459 million rupees in 2011.


The export of gemstones brought in revenue of 1,635 million rupees recording a 39 percent growth while jewellery exports generated revenue of 301 million rupees showing an impressive 121 percent growth.