First Graphite - Why Sri Lanka?
  • Sri Lanka is the only area to produce vein graphite in commercial quantities.
  • Sri Lanka had GDP growth of 5.8% in the second quarter of 2015 over the same quarter in the previous year. GDP Growth Rate in Sri Lanka averaged 6.58 percent from 2003 until 2015.
  • The Sri Lankan government is promoting foreign private sector investment.
  • There is excellent infrastructure and experienced mining labour available.
  • The country is English speaking with a high literacy rate of >92%.
  • Sri Lanka is run by a democratic government, and is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations (formerly the British Commonwealth).
  • There is excellent exploration and mining tenure available.