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.
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.
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.
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.
This article focuses on the reforms and preparations undertaken by Sri Lanka to ratify the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement and some key initiatives undertaken by the Sri Lanka Customs.