B Skanthakumar

A deal is a deal

With the suspension of preferential trading access, the European Union has sent a strong message to the Sri Lankan authorities.

May 01, 2010

A ‘patriotic’ loan

After years of refusing to become tied to the strings attached to IMF monies, Sri Lanka has agreed to a massive new loan. But will it be enough to lift the economy from its current …

Oct 01, 2009

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