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Productivity Promotion Management Information & Industry Registration

  • It makes foundation to build your credibility among prospective customers, clients and business partners
  • Registration is very important, if you wish to obtain various facilities under some incentive schemes introduced by the Ministry or any other schemes introduced by the government time to time to enhance your business activities and to obtain our services.
  • It will provide an opportunity to analyze current status of industry sector to make more effective policy decisions for future development through the information provided by you.
  • It makes easy to obtain financial assistance from various institutions such as banks, other organizations etc. for your industry
  • According to the Industrial Promotion Act No: 46 of 1990 every industrial undertaking has to be
    registered under this Ministry except registered industries under BOI (Board of Investment).

You have to forward a duly completed industry registration application form with following documents to the address given below to obtain a registration certificate Application for industry registration could be downloaded under the down load section of this website or through the link given above. For further details, see guidelines for completion of Industry Registration application too.

Industry Registration Division
Ministry of Industry & Commerce
No: 73/1, Galle Road
Colombo 03.

Tel : + 94-11-2542708
Fax : +94-11-2542708
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We conduct an annual survey by sending a questioner (Annual Return Form) to obtain manufacturing details from all registered industries under the Ministry. Under this survey we collect their production details such as output value, output quantity, capacity, sales value, sales quantity by export and local, value of local and imported raw materials used, power & fuel used , electricity, wages , no of employees etc. on annual basis. This information is available at different levels such as at District and AGA Division on aggregated form by ISIC (International Standard Industrial Classification) categories. Contact Management and Computer Services Division for further details. These information are available off line But basic details on industrial establishments registered under the ministry such as name, address contact details and manufacturing products are available online in this web site together with few aggregated data on investment & employees etc by sectors and their geographical location. You can get these details through the section of reports /statistics in the home page of the website.

Contact Details
Industry Registration Division,
Tel : + 94-11-2542708
Fax : + 94-11-2542708
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