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Impact of Apparel Industry on the Economy of Sri Lanka

Show simple item record Embuldeniya, A. 2015-12-07T08:56:03Z 2015-12-07T08:56:03Z 2015
dc.identifier.citation Embuldeniya, A. 2015. Impact of Apparel Industry on the Economy of Sri Lanka. “Social Statistics”, Journal of Social Statistics, 02(01): 01-14. Department of Economics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 2420-7381
dc.description.abstract Impact of Apparel Industry on the Economy of Sri Lanka, as the research topic indicated the dependent variable of this study was the Economy of Sri Lanka that is measured with Gross Domestic Product while the independent variable was Apparel Industry that is measured with export performances. The general objective of this study is to identify the significance of the apparel industry and its impact to the economy of Sri Lanka. This research has used secondary data to gather information where Internet & websites, journal articles and books were main sources of information and percentages, frequencies, tables and charts were used to present data while using statistical packages as SPSS and Microsoft Excel were used to analyze data. Sri Lankan Apparels are at a stage where they can export quality products continuously to the export market. Sri Lanka's garment industry is highly concentrated in large scale factories. That concentration had save a large part of export earnings while providing job opportunities. Sri Lankan apparels are exported to the large number of countries all over the world including European Union and United States of America. The facts regarding apparel industry conclude there is a more impact of apparel industry than other industries to the total export earnings of the country over the past five years. The research has identified a positive relationship between Apparel Industry and Economy of Sri Lanka. Therefore the research has found that the Apparel industry is able to make an impact on economy of Sri Lanka. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Department of Economics, University of Kelaniya en_US
dc.subject Apparel Industry en_US
dc.subject Economy of Sri Lanka en_US
dc.subject Gross Domestic Product en_US
dc.subject Export Performances en_US
dc.subject Export earnings en_US
dc.title Impact of Apparel Industry on the Economy of Sri Lanka en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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