China

September 5, 2019

‘Poor Old’ Sri Lanka Needs an Economic Demographic Transition Strategy: Lessons from China

By Johnston, Lauren,  

Reading Time: 6 min read Lauren Johnston, University of London, considers how China’s decades-long economic demography transition strategy may offer lessons for Sri Lanka in avoiding rapid population ageing.

July 24, 2019

Transitioning to Renewable Energy: A Snapshot of China, India and Sri Lanka

By Sivasubramaniam, Meera,  

Reading Time: 6 min read Meera Sivsubramanium explores India’s and China’s transition to renewable energy, and the impact of these energy policies for small nations like Sri Lanka.

July 2, 2019

China-India Relations in Modi’s Second Term

By Li, Li,  

Reading Time: 5 min read Li Li, Institute of International Relations, Tsinghua University, discusses areas for conflict and cooperation in India-China relations.

June 26, 2019

Ageing in Asia – Silver Tsunami or Golden Opportunity?

By Lall, Priya,  

Reading Time: 5 min read Priya Lall, Queen Mary University of London, discusses implications of rapid ageing in Asia on economic growth, and policies of easing this transition.

June 12, 2019

Sri Lanka’s Port Development and the Role of BRI

By Pabasara Kannangara,  

Reading Time: 6 min read LKI’s Pabasara Kannangara discusses Indian Ocean region’s port development and its impact on Sri Lanka becoming an economic hub based on maritime trade.

June 3, 2019

The Belt and Road Initiative and Sri Lanka-China Relations

By Saravanamuttu, Paikiasothy,  

Reading Time: 4 min read Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu, Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA), discusses China and the BRI’s effect on Sri Lanka and the Indian Ocean region.

May 27, 2019

Chinese Investment in Greek and Sri Lankan Sea Ports: Analogies and Lessons Learned

By Tonchev, Plamen,  

Reading Time: 4 min read Plamen Tonchev, Institute of International Economic Relations, Athens, draws comparisons regarding Chinese investments in seaports in Sri Lanka and Greece, and draws lessons from this comparative analysis.

May 24, 2019

Ageing China Goes in Search of New Growth: Demographic Pressures Help Explain Beijing’s Outbound Agenda

By Johnston, Lauren,  

Reading Time: 5 min read Dr. Lauren A. Johnston, Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS), looks at how demographic pressures help explain Beijing’s outbound agenda.

December 24, 2018

Overview of Sri Lanka-China Relations

By Grace Asirwatham,  

Reading Time: 4 min read Grace Asirwatham, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka, explores the evolution of Sri Lanka-China relations.

August 14, 2018

Paradigm Shift in Investment Rules of China’s Free Trade Agreements? The Present and Future

By Heng Wang,  

Reading Time: 5 min read In the latest post for LKI’s blog, The Prospector, Heng Wang considers the evolution of China’s investment rules in its free trade agreements.

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