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‘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.

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Trade is Not Just for Big Businesses: Role of Sri Lankan SMEs in Trade

This article explores trade barriers SMEs face and how trade policy can be used as an important tool to ensure greater participation of SMEs in international trade.

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South-South Cooperation – A New Lease of Life for Developing Countries

This article argues that the South-South Cooperation is gradually changing the landscape of economic and political diplomacy among the countries.

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Benefits of a Potential Singapore-Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement

This article explores the benefits of a potential Singapore-Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement, of which, negotiations were officially launched in July 2016.

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Can Sri Lanka do more to help agricultural exporters meet Sanitary and Phytosanitary Standards?

This article explores solutions to address issues in regard to Sanitary and Phytosanitary, which are a major concern for companies engaged in international trade of agricultural produce.