|Statement||editor, S.S. Colombage.|
|Series||FES publication ;, 30|
|Contributions||Colombage, S. S., Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (Sri Lanka), Coalition for Action on South Asian Cooperation (Sri Lanka National Chapter)|
|LC Classifications||HC430.6 .O66 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iv, 58 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||58|
|LC Control Number||99934321|
India-Sri Lanka FTA: Lessons for SAFTA Dushni Weerakoon* Jayanthi Thennakoon** the India-Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement (ISFTA) – signed in December The report examines the nature and impact of regional initiatives under SAARC (SAPTA/SAFTA), and bilateral agreements, in particular the ISFTA. The report is. in Sri Lanka. The Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP) model is used to analysis the possible impact of SAFTA on Sri Lanka in a multi country, multi sector applied general equilibrium framework because the form of regional trade liberalization that Sri Lanka is considering is global in nature and has economy wide implications. This Agreement shall supercede the Agreement on SAARC Preferential Trading Arrangement (SAPTA). Notwithstanding the supercession of SAPTA by this Agreement, the concessions granted under the SAPTA Framework shall remain available to the Contracting States until the completion of the Trade Liberalisation Programme. India‐Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement 3 potential to raise its attraction as a destination for foreign direct investment (FDI) on the basis of preferential access to the Indian market.4 Despite such perceived benefits to Sri Lanka, opposition to the agreement came from Sri .
The Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Sydney in association with Honorary Consul Office in Brisbane organised the Sri Lankan promotional event in Brisbane from 3rd to 5th March Consul General, Mr. M.H.M.N. Bandara accompanied by Consul (Commercial), Mr. Abdul Raheem visited Brisbane and had series of meetings with Mr. David Phipps, Director/ International Markets of Trade and Investment. This Agreement shall supercede the Agreement on SAARC Preferential Trading Arrangement (SAPTA). Notwithstanding the supercession of SAPTA by this Agreement, the concessions granted under the SAPTA Framework shall remain available to the Contracting States until the completion of the Trade Liberalisation Programme. Article 23 Reservations. economic and political mandate. Members include Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Bhutan. Within the SAARC mandate, two South Asian agreements aiming at economic integration have been constituted, namely the South Asian Preferential Trade Agreement (SAPTA) and the South Asian Free Trade Agreement (SAFTA). Both. Indo - Lanka Free Trade Agreement. Sri Lanka and India signed a Free Trade Agreement in and the Agreement is now in operation. More than products can be exported to India on duty free basis when products originated in Sri Lanka. For more details, please visit Pakistan - Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement.