Global Economy

June 19, 2018

Sri Lanka and the ‘New TPP’: Some Food for Thought

By Nihal Pitigala,  

Reading Time: 6 min read Dr. Nihal Pitigala considers the potential of the newer and more streamlined version of the TPP—the CPTPP—for Sri Lanka, compared to other mega-regional agreements.

March 9, 2018

The Future of Globalisation in Sri Lanka

By Ganeshan Wignaraja,  Adam Collins,  

Reading Time: 5 min read LKI’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.

February 2, 2018

Four Risks to the Global Economy for Sri Lanka to Watch in 2018

By Adam Collins,  

Reading Time: 4 min read Adam 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.

July 19, 2017

Sri Lanka’s Future Lies in Emulating Factory Asia

By Ganeshan Wignaraja,  

Reading Time: 6 min read Ganeshan Wignaraja explores Sri Lanka’s potential in entering global value chains, as a means of countering Sri Lanka’s persistent trade woes.

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