Find Printing and Publishing expertise in Sri Lanka

There are numerous printing and publishing companies throughout Sri Lanka. Large publishing firms in the country, such as Godage International Publishers and Perera Hussein Publishing House, are mainly based in Colombo and publish a wide range of literature spanning many subjects. The former is the main outlet of Godage Book Emporium which produces children’s books, school books, academic and literary works, translation, art and crafts and reprinting Sri Lankan classics. Tikiri Publishers (Pvt) Ltd. specialise in children’s story books. International Book House Publishers are agents for large companies such as Cambridge University Press and Oxford University Press; they are also agents of Orient Longman, Frank Bros & Co. and Unicorn and predominately publish English medium school textbooks.

The Sri Lanka Book Publishers’ Association is the trade body for the sector publishing sector.

Sri Lanka is listed at 55 out of 144 countries on the Global Competitiveness Report 2012–13 with a score of 3.8 out of 7.0 for intellectual property protection. In comparison, nearby country India is listed 63 out of 144 countries with a score of 3.7 out of 7.0 and Bangladesh is placed 131 out of 144 countries with a score of 2.4.

Printing and Publishing organisations in Sri Lanka
Perera Hussein Publishing House