Ceylon Motor Traders' Association

Voice of the automotive industry

Unbreakable Trust and Excellence

The Ceylon Motor Traders' Association (CMTA), founded on December 2, 1919 is one of the oldest trade associations affiliated to the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce.

  • The CMTA is an affiliated trade association with the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, (CCC) and is celebrating its 102nd year of existence.
  • The CCC is the most senior trade chamber in Sri Lanka, and widely respected as the most influential trade association in the Country.

The Association represents the leading automotive manufacturers in the world through their local agents in Sri Lanka. The association is also open to automotive related franchise holders, and automotive ancillary industries. The CMTA strives to ensure sustainable growth for their membership and work towards achieving this strategy by establishing the position of the voice of the automotive industry in Sri Lanka.


Direct employees

Billion Import duty

About us

The Ceylon Motor Traders Association (CMTA), is an affiliated trade association of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce since 1919.
Its membership consists of brand new vehicle franchise holder companies.


To be the most influential and effective of the Motor Vehicle Franchise holders in Sri Lanka


To Promote, Foster and Protect the welfare of the various business interests of its Members and focusing continuously on productivity improvement whilst contributing to the State.


To provide a forum for topical issues that would pre-empt desirable legislation, ensuring a level playing field and adding values to our members' businesses.