Reading Time: 7 min read LKI’s Ganeshan Wignaraja and Adam Collins explore why BIMSTEC may be more beneficial for Sri Lanka than SAARC.
Reading Time: 5 min read Aaron Francis Chan, former Assistant Vice President, ING Bank N.V., draws on lessons for Sri Lanka from Philippine’s experience in managing its external balance, industrial development, and macroeconomic stability.
Reading Time: 6 min read LKI’s Shihan Maharoof considers how youth can engage with international institutions and initiatives and contribute their ideas to resolve global issues.
Reading Time: 4 min read Ambassador Yogendra Kumar, former Secretary to the Government of India unravels the diplomatic dimension of the maritime challenges of the Indian Ocean through an Indian perspective.
Reading Time: 6 min read Four pillars have bolstered Asia’s growth and stability: a relatively open US market, the World Trade Organization, market-fueled prosperity in a reform-minded China, and credible US security guarantees backed by a substantial US military presence. All four are now at some risk. Ellen L. Frost considers how Asian governments can mitigate these risks and deal more effectively with traditional and non-traditional security threats in the region.
Reading Time: 4 min read LKI’s Ganeshan Wignaraja and Dinusha Panditaratne make a case for a rules-based order in the Indian Ocean to address some of the key regional economic and geopolitical risks and opportunities.
Reading Time: 1 min read This infographic explains how the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is involved in 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: 4 min read Grace Asirwatham, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka, explores the evolution of Sri Lanka-China relations.