Trade

August 14, 2018

Paradigm Shift in Investment Rules of China’s Free Trade Agreements? The Present and Future

By Heng Wang,  

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.

January 24, 2018

Sri Lanka – Singapore FTA: A New Dawn?

By Ganeshan Wignaraja,  Divya Hundlani,  

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.

December 12, 2017

Why Sri Lanka Must Support the WTO at its Ministerial Conference in Buenos Aires

By Ganeshan Wignaraja,  Adam Collins,  

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.

September 18, 2017

Sri Lanka’s Absence from Asia’s Big FTA Game

By Ganeshan Wignaraja,  

Reading Time: 5 min read Ganeshan Wignaraja highlights the value of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) in continuing trade liberalisation in Asia in challenging economic times, and how Sri Lanka can benefit from joining RCEP.

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.

May 22, 2017

Sri Lanka-China trade relations: Time to focus on unexplored Chinese markets

By Ravindra Deyshappriya,  

Reading Time: 6 min read Ravindra Deyshappriya explains the significant trade imbalance that has developed in Sri Lanka – China economic relations and highlights the potential for Sri Lanka to redress this situation.

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