Duties and Functions of the Ministry

  1. Formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of policies, programes and projects; in relation to the subject of industrial export and investment promotion.

  2. Adoption of necessary measures for strengthening international trade relations and expansion of international market opportunities for local products.

  3. Promotion of economic potential in Sri Lanka and thereby promote foreign direct investment and private sector investment.

  4. Formulation of policies, strategies, programmes and projects for the promotion with the view to enhancing regional trade and investment cooperation.

  5. Promotion, regulation and monitoring of economic development zones.

  6. Encouragement of export diversification, export development and advisory services.