Reading Time: 6 min read LKI’s Chathuni Pabasara explores issues surrounding intellectual property rights curtailing vaccine development in the global south.
Reading Time: 7 min read LKI’s Angela Huettemann looks at financial market responses to the spread of COVID-19, with special attention to emerging markets and Sri Lanka.
Reading Time: 6 min read In light of the recent shifts in the global economy, Simon Bell, Managing Director, AMBA Estate, discusses post-COVID- 19 business opportunities for Sri Lanka.
Reading Time: 6 min read LKI’s Angela Huettemann provides a 2019 review of global financial markets and the Sri Lankan market, and discusses what 2020 may have in store.
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.