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.
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.
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.