The Government is to review the progress in Free Trade Agreement (FTA) talks with China, India and Thailand.
Sri Lanka and Pakistan have signed Free Trade Agreement (FTA) but some certain issues need to be resolved
Following criticism levelled at the Sri Lanka – Singapore FTA, Sri Lanka has decided to review all feasibility studies of all proposed FTAs
The effective date of the Sri Lanka – Singapore Free Trade Agreement should be postponed to ensure the removal of any detrimental clauses.
Pakistan has said it wants to revisit the Free Trade Agreement signed with Sri Lanka in 2005.
Bangladesh will graduate from the least-developed country bracket in 2024, three years after which free trade agreements will be crucial in maintaining its comparative advantage in international trade.
The petition filed seeking a court order pronouncing that the Sri Lanka-Singapore Free Trade Agreement is against the Constitution, will be taken up for consideration on January 09, the Supreme Court has decided.
Two nations to kick off bilateral FTA talks in Bangkok.
Next round of negotiations on Thai FTA in two weeks. Joint feasibility study on FTA with Bangladesh to be implemented soon.
The rationality behind the Singapore-Sri Lanka FTA is still undiscovered.
A Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement with Singapore can be reviewed annually, and the government will set up an independent commission to do so, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said as activists and opposition politicians protest fearing that the deal may lower prices to consumers and give less easy profits to businessmen.
The Expert Committee appointed by the President Maithripala Sirisena to study the Singapore-Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement has decided to gather views from organizations and the public.
The Association of IT Professionals convened a press briefing in Colombo regarding the Sri Lanka-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (FTA) in which they stated it appears Member of Parliament Malik Samarawikrama is not versed on the agreement and that they themselves showed the Minister the clause regarding manpower.
Malaysia has expressed its strong interest in moving forward on the free trade agreement (FTA) with Sri Lanka that was initially contemplated in 2013, a communiqué from Sri Lanka’s Industry and Commerce Ministry said yesterday.
Beijing possibly hoping for a return to power of the Rajapaksa clan.
Sri Lanka is expecting to ink a deal on a strategic economic partnership with Thailand on July 12, including initial talks on a free trade agreement.
Sri Lankan public has not heard of most of the FTAs that the country has entered into, let alone the harm or benefit they might get.
President’s Counsel Sanjeeva Jayawardane impugned before the Supreme Court that the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Sri Lanka has entered into with Singapore is inimical to the interests of Sri Lanka.
The trade deal between Singapore and Sri Lanka is not seen that of ’equals’ to create economic relations. The difference is not pertaining to their respective economic powers but their legal and regulatory frameworks.
Secretary to the Ministry of Development Strategies and International Trade, Chandani Wijewardana last week refuted reports that discussions between Sri Lanka and China on the proposed Free Trade Agreement (FTA) had come to a standstill.