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GSP-Plus: An Elixir or Just Palliation for Sri Lanka’s Export Woes?

Sri Lanka’s flailing export sector gained some breathing space recently with the EU granting its GSP-Plus facility, which was withdrawn in 2010. While it is being touted as a significant achievement for Sri Lanka’s economic drive, this article argues that, its impact will provide only temporary relief. Therefore policymakers as well as the private sector should urgently ensure broader economic reforms in order to make the best use of this opportunity.

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Barriers Beyond Tariffs: Sri Lanka’s Exports to China

This article argues that the ability of Sri Lanka’s forthcoming FTA with China to capitalize on the FTA depends on the country’s capacity to simultaneously address both tariff and non-tariff measures in China.