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.


Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP): Implications for Sri Lanka

This article highlights the implications of the recently signed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), which covers 40% of world trade, will have on Sri Lanka.


Removing Barriers to Trade to Promote Women’s Participation in Spice and Coir Value Chains in Sri Lanka

This article points out measures that can be taken in order to reduce or remove export barriers to spice and coir industries , which will help increase exports, and further women’s participation in the industries.

U.S. President  Obama applauds during bill signing ceremony in the East Room of at the White House in Washington

Renewal of US GSP: What It Offers Sri Lankan Exporters

President Barak Obama signed the ‘Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015’ authorizing the renewal of US GSP scheme. To what extent would Sri Lanka benefit from this? This article takes a brief look at what’s on offer.


Emerging Food Standards: A Cause of Concern for the Sri Lankan Tea Industry

While compliance with emerging food standards encourages the advancement of Sri Lanka’s tea industry, Janaka Wijayasiri points out the importance of providing exporters the necessary support to comply with such standards.