Reading Time: 6 min read Shanta Devarajan, Professor of Practice at Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service, makes the case for globalisation, noting that the non-tradable sectors of the economy have much to gain from trade liberalisation.
Reading Time: 6 min read Anushka Wijesinha, an Economist and an Advisor to the Ministry of Development Strategies and International Trade, puts forward the implications of slow trade growth and America’s Tariff Fallout on Sri Lanka.
Reading Time: 3 min read Razeen Sally, Institute of South Asian Studies, National University of Singapore, explores the causes of the recent surge of protectionism, how this trend impacts the global trade order, and considers how nations can limit the damages of the current protectionist spiral and revive a more liberal trading system.
Reading Time: 4 min read Anushka Wijesinha, an economist and an Advisor to the Ministry of Development Strategies and International Trade, and Aquilah Latiff, a former intern at the Ministry, describes the re-emergence of protectionism in the changing trade environment.
Reading Time: 5 min read Joan Moonesinghe, former Director of Bank Supervision, Central Bank of Sri Lanka, considers how Basel Regulations can mitigate an external financial shock on Sri Lanka.
Reading Time: < 1 min read This infographic compares Sri Lanka’s top export and import markets in 2007 with that of 2017 to note the changes in volumes of trade as well as the trading partners.
Reading Time: 6 min read In his latest commentary, LKI’s Ganeshan Wignaraja and co-author Amitendu Pali, highlight how a Sri Lanka-Singapore Free Trade Agreement would demonstrate the regions confidence of free trade.
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.
Reading Time: 5 min read Divya 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: 5 min read Ganeshan 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.