Trade

GSP-Plus Removal Will Raise Many Issues for EU in Global Trade Debate

> Recently, Dr. Saman Kelegama, Executive Director – IPS, spoke to The Island Financial Review* on a number of issues relating to EU trade policy and Sri Lanka, as the future of the GSP-Plus scheme to country remains in doubt. …

10 Years of the IS-FTA: An Overview of Indo-Lanka Trade

> by Suwendrani Jayaratne, Research Assistant and Anushka Wijesinha, Research Officer – IPS The India-Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement (ISFTA) which was signed in 1998 marked an important milestone in India-Sri Lanka relations paving the way to strengthen and broaden trade …

Challenges to the Liberal Global Economic Environment

By Deshal de Mel and Dharshani Premaratne One of the persisting impacts of the global economic crisis has been on employment levels in America, Europe and developing nations. Whilst growth finally returned to the US in the third quarter of …

Prospects for a sustainable Asian economic recovery

The debate over the nature of global economic recovery, whether we will experience a V, U, or W shaped recovery, continues apace, with the emerging data continuing to give mixed signals making it challenging to postulate long term trends. However data from Asia continues to point towards a V shaped recovery, at least in the short term

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