Joint Apparel Association Forum, the brand owner of Sri Lanka Apparel represents business interest for over seven professional industry bodies. These industry bodies comprise manufacturers of apparel, accessory manufacturers, manufacturers of textiles & garments and many other related to the industry of apparel.

Joint Apparel Association Forum

JAAF, the apex body of the Sri Lankan apparel industry constituent organizations are the Sri Lanka Apparel Exporters Association, the Fabric and Apparel Accessory Manufacturers Association, the Sri Lanka Chamber of Garment Exporters, the Sri Lanka Sourcing Association and the Free Trade Zone Manufacturers Association.


Sri Lanka Apparel Sourcing Association

The members of the Sri Lanka Apparel Sourcing Association offers many international prestigious brand names and are responsible for the generation of large volumes of Sri Lanka’s exports of Textiles and Apparels. SLASA represents many of major global importers and retailers from the USA, EU, Australia & Japan.

Products & Services

SLASA brings together compatible parties for mutual benefits by customizing according to the clients need. Support activities such as procurement, technological inputs, infra structure assistance and human resource development are provided by the Buying Houses. SLASA has members on accessories, fabric, washing, testing and many other related products and services.

Fabric & Apparel Accessory Manufacturers’ Association

The Fabric and Apparel Accessory Manufacturers Association (FAAMA) consists of member organizations of ‘local’ manufacturers of fabric and garment accessories.

Products & Services

Mainly FAAMA manufactures accessories such as buttons, elastic, hangers, interlining, lace, labels, molded bra cups and underwire, packaging materials, threads, zippers and fabric.

Free Trade Zone Manufacturers Association

The Free Trade Zone Manufacturers’ Association was founded in 1981 three years after the largest and first FREE TRADE ZONE was established in Katunayake. This apex body holds members who are garment manufacturers in the Free Trade Zones.

Products & Services

FTZMA is also providing buyers an ideal list of manufacturers of Garments. The main product lines of members of FTZMA comprise Ladies wear, children’s wear, knitted and woowen wear, sportswear and many others

Sri Lanka Apparel Exporters Association

Sri Lanka Apparel exporters Association was inaugurated in 1982. The combined export earnings of the members of the Association account for 70% of the value of total apparel export earnings of the country. Columbia Sportswear, Gap Inc, M & S, Tesco, UK Post and many more constitutes its client base.

Products & Services

The product range of members of SLAEA is vast and distinct. Buyers can choose from a full list of product categories starting from ladies’ wear, girls wear, men’s wear, children’s wear, night wear, under garments, sportswear and much more.

Sri Lanka Chamber of Garment Exporters

Sri Lanka Chamber of Garment Exporters acts as the representative body of the small and medium apparel manufacturers in Sri Lanka.

Products & Services

The membership of SLCGE, manufactures garments mainly for export. Not only it manufactures ladies wear, men’s wear, children’s wear, intimates, underwear etc, but also manufactures accessories, embroidery and etc.

Logistics and Freight Forwarding Partners

The logistics and freight forwarding companies that have partnered with JAAF focus on maximizing the benefits for the logistics & freight forwarding activities of apparel industry by leveraging the maximum the potential of Sri Lanka’s strategic geographical location.