Until December 2016.
Opinion pieces on international relations
Reading Time: 5 minutesLKI’s Dr. Ganeshan Wignaraja and Adam Collins argue, that, while reforms must be accompanied by policies to make the benefits of openness more inclusive, turning away from globalisation entirely would leave all Sri Lankan’s worse off.
Reading Time: 5 minutesAdam Collins highlights the four key risks to the global economy that Sri Lanka should look out for in 2018 and argues that local policymakers should continue with reforms to ensure that the Sri Lankan economy is well placed to withstand the next global downturn.
Reading Time: 6 minutesDivya Hundlani and Ganeshan Wignaraja explore how the Sri Lanka-Singapore Free Trade Agreement signals a move towards a deepening economic relationship with Singapore, and the ways in Sri Lanka can fully benefit from such an agreement.
Reading Time: 6 minutesGaneshan Wignaraja and Myra Sivaloganathan explore the opportunities for Sri Lanka to shape the Commonwealth at the upcoming meeting, by working to promote intra-Commonwealth trade, women’s employment and leadership, the empowerment of youth, and democratic values.
Reading Time: 6 minutesGaneshan Wignaraja and Adam Collins explain how Sri Lanka benefits from a rules-based global trading system under the World Trade Organization, and argue that it must be defended at the upcoming Ministerial Conference in Buenos Aires.
Reading Time: 5 minutesGaneshan Wignaraja highlights the value of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) in continuing trade liberalisation in Asia in challenging economic times, and how Sri Lanka can benefit from joining RCEP.
Reading Time: 6 minutesGaneshan Wignaraja explores Sri Lanka’s potential in entering global value chains, as a means of countering Sri Lanka’s persistent trade woes.
Reading Time: 5 minutesRavindra Deyshappriya explains the significant trade imbalance that has developed in Sri Lanka – China economic relations and highlights the potential for Sri Lanka to redress this situation.
Reading Time: 8 minutesAnishka De Zylva and Barana Waidyatilake on how Donald Trump’s presidency will affect economics, security and governance in Asia.
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