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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March 24, 2023

Trading Up: How Gender-Responsive Trade Policies Empower Women and Boost Economic Growth

By Tharumalee Silva It is indeed not an overarching statement to say that the oppression of women due to structural...
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March 17, 2023

Balancing the Scales: The Agreement on Fisheries Subsidies and Fishermen in Northern Sri Lanka

By Saheli Wikramanayake When the Agreement on Fisheries Subsidies was adopted at WTO's 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) in June 2022,...
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March 10, 2023

The Significance of the Belt and Road Initiative in International Trade

By Yasas Mudalige The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is an infrastructure development project initiated by the Chinese government. The...
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March 3, 2023

Explaining TradeTech: Five Much-Needed Policy Approaches to Harness Trade Digitalisation

By Naveera Perera Digitalisation is a process of growing importance almost in any industry today. Especially since COVID-19, the need...
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