Suwendrani Jayaratne
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2016: Ratifying the Trade Facilitation Agreement and the Year of Digital Customs

This article focuses on the reforms and preparations undertaken by Sri Lanka to ratify the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement and some key initiatives undertaken by the Sri Lanka Customs.

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Facilitating Trade between Sri Lanka and India

This articles takes a look at the practical difficulties faced by Sri Lankan exporters while trading with the Indian market, and points out how such issues can be addressed.

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Trade Facilitation: Breaking Down Barriers to International Trade in Sri Lanka

In this article to mark the International Customs Day 2015, Suwendrani Jayaratne highlights Trade Facilitation measures that can be implemented and the importance of Sri Lanka to pursue such measures.

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Customs for Securing and Facilitating Legitimate Trade in Sri Lanka

26th January was International Customs Day. The theme for this year is, “Communication: Sharing Information for Better Cooperation”. Trade facilitation measures are important means of achieving improved communication and transparency, and hence the focus of this article is on the subject with reference to Sri Lanka to mark the International Customs Day this year.