November 12, 2018

The Implications of the Basel Regulations for the Sri Lankan Financial System

By Joan Moonesinghe,  

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.

October 29, 2018

10 Key International Treaties and Agreements Sri Lanka is Party To

By Pabasara Kannangara,  

Reading Time: < 1 min read This infographic summaries the international treaties and agreements Sri Lanka is involved with on a global and regional/bilateral level.

October 16, 2018

Who Are Sri Lanka’s Top Trading Partners?

By Pabasara Kannangara,  

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.

October 9, 2018

How Important is the Indian Ocean?

By Pabasara Kannangara,  

Reading Time: < 1 min read The Indian Ocean region is vast, spanning 28 nations. The region is rich in resources and home to vital sea routes, which have driven trade-led growth. This infographic summarises the potential of the Indian Ocean.

October 1, 2018

Can International Litigation Solve the India-Sri Lanka Fishing Dispute?

By Natalie Klein,  

Reading Time: 5 min read In light of the India- Sri Lanka fishing dispute at Palk Strait, LKI’s Natalie Klein explores the role of international litigation at solving the dispute and the future maritime relations between the two nations.

September 3, 2018

Sri Lanka and the Bay of Bengal Initiative: Opportunities to Grow a Vital Region

By Divya Hundlani,  Anishka De Zylva,  

Reading Time: 5 min read 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.

August 23, 2018

Financing Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific

By Zhenqian Huang,  

Reading Time: 4 min read Zhenqian Huang of United Nations ESCAP considers how Sri Lanka can mobilise financial resources by looking beyond economic growth and striving for social inclusion and environmental sustainability.

August 21, 2018

Understanding the Sri Lanka-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

By Ganeshan Wignaraja,  Amitendu Palit,  

Reading Time: 6 min read 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.

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.

July 30, 2018

Revisiting Nuclear Weapon Free Zones in South Asia: Evaluating Policy Options for Smaller States

By Malinda Meegoda,  

Reading Time: 5 min read LKI’s Malinda Meegoda looks at how Sri Lanka can take a lead in regional nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament, by working towards a NWFZ.

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