LKI’s Myra Sivaloganathan explores the legal concept of ‘Freedom of Navigation’ and considers the role of Sri Lanka in enforcing it across the Indian Ocean.
LKI’s Pabasara Kannangara, Adam Collins and Barana Waidyatilake examine the key aspects of the Indian Ocean region and its importance, and highlight some of the emerging challenges faced by the region.
LKI’s Ganeshan Wignaraja, Adam Collins and Pabasara Kannangara examine the prospects for the Indian Ocean in the global economy.
Date: 20 September 2018
Reporters: Divya Hundlani and Dihanie Amerasinghe
LKI’s Divya Hundlani maps the provisions of the Sri Lanka—Singapore Free Trade Agreement.
LKI spoke with Dr. Indra de Soysa, to discuss the implications of globalisation on the developing world, Sri Lanka’s future with the IMF, and why trade wars have little impact on the development of globalisation.
As Sri Lanka assumes Chairmanship of BIMSTEC, LKI’s Anishka De Zylva and Divya Hundlani suggest a four-pronged approach for Sri Lanka to demonstrate its leadership in the Indian Ocean region.
LKI spoke with Alexander Benard of SGI Frontier Capital, to discuss the potential of Sri Lanka as an investment destination, the impact of Sino-Indian competition on foreign investment in Sri Lanka, and the effects of US protectionism on frontier markets.
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.
LKI’s Barana Waidyatilake and Myra Sivaloganathan consider how Sri Lanka could integrate Buddhist values into foreign policy messaging, to strengthen its transnational ties and mitigate the rise of Sinhalese-Buddhist extremist groups.
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