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Facilitating Trade between Sri Lanka and India

This articles takes a look at the practical difficulties faced by Sri Lankan exporters while trading with the Indian market, and points out how such issues can be addressed.

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Trade Facilitation: Breaking Down Barriers to International Trade in Sri Lanka

In this article to mark the International Customs Day 2015, Suwendrani Jayaratne highlights Trade Facilitation measures that can be implemented and the importance of Sri Lanka to pursue such measures.

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Aid and Trade Between Sri Lanka and China – A Snapshot of IPS Insights

A snapshot of IPS researchers insights (including audio interviews) on the growing China-Sri Lanka relationship, and what the future holds in store with the launching of a Free Trade Agreement

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Looking at Sri Lanka’s Existing Trade Agreements and Lessons for the FTA with China

There are some key lessons from Sri Lanka’s experience with these existing FTAs that must be borne in mind when negotiating a trade agreement with China.

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China’s Approach to FTAs with Other Countries: What Can Sri Lanka Expect?

If China’s FTAs with other countries are any indication, Sri Lanka can expect a flexible and collaborative free trade agreement, but there are five key areas that need tackling in the negotiation