Private Sector Development
IMG

‘Come Together’: Raising Standards in the Sri Lankan Pepper Industry

Sri Lankan pepper, like other spices from the island, is famous for its inherent quality. This article highlights the need to collectively upgrade standards governing the product and production process across the pepper value chain in the country to boost pepper exports and competitiveness.

Pivot to Asia 2

Sri Lanka and the Pivot to Asia in the New Global Order

This article examines the implications of China’s rise in the new global order and Donald Trump’s ‘America First’ Policy on Sri Lanka.

entrepreneurship580x330_0

Fostering an Innovative Entrepreneurial Sri Lanka

This article explores the problems Sri Lanka faces in terms of entrepreneurship and innovation, and suggests possible solutions to overcome them.

(42331_final081201pre#1EADF0.ppt)

‘Standards’ Can Help Sri Lankan SMEs Access New Markets

Government institutions and regional chambers must take lead role in creating more awareness on standards among SMEs and help them in implementation.

penang

Sri Lanka’s Post-War Hub Ambitions: Can Hambantota Learn from Penang?

In this third article in the special series ‘Post-war Economy: 5 Years On’ published on ‘Talking Economics’, Hambantota’s hub ambitions come under the spotlight, and the authors argue that lessons can be learnt from Malaysia in developing a smarter strategy to attract investment.