Sri Lanka’s apparel sector surpassed $5 bn in export earnings in 2018 and targets $8 bn by 2025. The earnings from export of apparel falling under Harmonised System (HS) chapters 61, 62 and 63 amounted to $5,050 mn in 2018, registering an increase of 4.79 per cent compared to $4819 mn in 2017, according to the Joint Apparel Association Forum (JAAF).