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Sri Lanka and the Pivot to Asia in the New Global Order

This article examines the implications of China’s rise in the new global order and Donald Trump’s ‘America First’ Policy on Sri Lanka.

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Four Lessons from the Pakistan-China FTA for Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is currently negotiating a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with China. In this article, Janaka Wijayasiri looks at Pakistan-China FTA, which has been in place since 2006 and draw important lessons for Sri Lanka.

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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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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.

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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.

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