‘China Insights’ Series
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Four Lessons from the Pakistan-China FTA for Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is currently negotiating a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with China. In this article, Janaka Wijayasiri looks at Pakistan-China FTA, which has been in place since 2006 and draw important lessons for Sri Lanka.

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The Red Dragon’s Leap: China’s 13th Five Year Plan and its Implications on Sri Lanka

China’s new Five year plan appears to indicate a shift in economic priorities. This article delves further into this development and assesses the impact of this re-positioning on the Sri Lankan economy.

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Barriers Beyond Tariffs: Sri Lanka’s Exports to China

This article argues that the ability of Sri Lanka’s forthcoming FTA with China to capitalize on the FTA depends on the country’s capacity to simultaneously address both tariff and non-tariff measures in China.

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China’s One Belt One Road Initiative: Implications for Sri Lanka

This article explores China’s on-going One Belt One Road initiative, milestones of the journey, challenges ahead and the implications for Sri Lanka.

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What Sri Lanka Should Know about China’s New Economic Dynamism

China’s ongoing reform programme is a focused and strategic effort that has the potential to transform the business climate and also competitiveness of Chinese exports. Sri Lanka should take a cue from it, argues Anushka Wijesinha.   “China is still a …

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