This article examines the implications of China’s rise in the new global order and Donald Trump’s ‘America First’ Policy on 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.
China’s new Five year plan appears to indicate a shift in economic priorities. This article delves further into this development and assesses the impact of this re-positioning on the Sri Lankan economy.
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.
This article explores China’s on-going One Belt One Road initiative, milestones of the journey, challenges ahead and the implications for Sri Lanka.