June 2, 2023

Is International Trade in Favour of Small Businesses?

By Ranmalee Nanayakkara International trade can be a great way for small businesses to grow and expand their reach. By...
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May 26, 2023

The Need for a Uniform Trade Policy and Legal Framework for Sri Lanka

By Kalana Herath  The lack of transparency and predictability are common and related elements, among other defects in Sri Lanka’s...
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May 19, 2023

The Developing Countries Trading Scheme: What is it and How Does It Help Sri Lanka?

By Govini Perera  Last year, the government of the United Kingdom (UK) announced that it would be launching the Developing...
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May 12, 2023

Trade Finance in Sri Lanka

By Nimna Haputhanthri Trade finance involves a range of financial instruments and services to facilitate international trade so as to...
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May 5, 2023

Corporate Accountability and Responsible Investment: The Need to Prioritise ESG Standards

By Gayeshan Jayasundara The last couple of years have seen a surge in demand for sustainable business practices and corporate...
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April 28, 2023

A Suggested Roadmap to Expand Sri Lanka’s International Trade

By Luis C. Ramírez-Martínez Sri Lanka, like many other countries in the world, is facing an economic crisis that has...
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April 21, 2023

Aid for Trade Disbursements on Hydropower Projects: Hypothetically, Are They Environmentally Feasible?

By Kithmee Mediwake Since the early 2000s, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has emphasised the importance of keeping up with...
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April 14, 2023

What Path Should Sri Lanka take with its Trade Agreements?

By Avishka Jayaweera A key aspect of a country's trade policy is its trade agreements. Trade agreements may be bilateral,...
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April 7, 2023

Foreign Direct Investment in Afghanistan: A Treasure in Chaos

By Zahid Omarzai  Afghanistan is a war-torn country which has witnessed over three decades of war and political turmoil. The economy, as everything else,...
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March 31, 2023

Examining the Ripple Effects of the Ukraine War on Sri Lanka and Global Trade

By Angelica Nanayakkara   The ongoing conflict in Ukraine has not only caused a humanitarian crisis but has also significantly impacted...
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