World Economy and Trade
sg-sri-lanka

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.

tea_processing_plant_mbeya

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.

pic1

Attracting Foreign Direct Investment to Sri Lanka: The Need for Proactive Investor Facilitation

This article explores the status of Sri Lanka in the context of investment promotion and facilitation; and highlights steps that the country can undertake to improve investment facilitation.

trade diversion2

Will TPP Lead to Trade Diversion from Sri Lanka?

The TPP Agreement currently excludes Sri Lanka; and there’s growing fear that trade will be diverted to member countries once the Agreement is implemented. This article explore this issue and its implications for Sri Lanka.

Cargo ships entering one of the busiest ports in the world, Sing

Re-orientation of External Trade Towards Global Production Networks – An Urgent Need for Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has failed to reorient itself to global dynamics and continues to focus on traditional means of industrialization. This article explores the opportunities and challenges Sri Lanka faces in successfully adapting to this new global environment.