Tracing Sri Lanka economic crisis to mindless liberalisation, fancy projects

Sri Lanka’s economic crisis has its roots in wasteful investment in infrastructure projects, and overdependence on remittances and service sector revenues. Read more »
IPEF and the global economy

Trade negotiations: How can India strike a strategic balance

Trade negotiations and policy formulation have witnessed a radical change since mid-1990s with the increase in non-tariff measures. Read more »
global trade

PLI Scheme: Is the electronics industry’s window of opportunity closing?

The government launched the PLI scheme to make Indian manufacturers globally competitive by creating economies of scale and making India a part of the global value chains. Read more »
India-UK FTA

WTO using Covid-19 pandemic to push expansionist free trade agenda

WTO’s attempt to liberalise medical equipment trade to favour developed countries highlights the need to reform the organisation. Read more »

FDI screening: Need of the hour in the time of non-transparent capital flows

There is an urgent need to issue criteria for identification of strategic sectors and to expand the screening to all countries. Read more »