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Utilization of Trade Agreements in Sri Lanka: Perceptions of Exporters vs. Statistical Measurements

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  • Suwendrani Jayaratne

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  • Deshal De Mel
  • Dharshani Premaratne

    (Institute of Policy Studies)

Abstract

This study will explore several areas, (i) the extent and the degree to which the Sri Lankan exporters use the preferences negotiated in various trade agreements, (ii) the benefits and costs of using trade agreements (iii) impact of multiple RoO on industries, and (iv) measures that can be taken to increase utilization of trade agreements will be observed.

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  • Suwendrani Jayaratne & Deshal De Mel & Dharshani Premaratne, 2011. "Utilization of Trade Agreements in Sri Lanka: Perceptions of Exporters vs. Statistical Measurements," Working Papers 9611, Asia-Pacific Research and Training Network on Trade (ARTNeT), an initiative of UNESCAP and IDRC, Canada..
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    1. Hamanaka, Shintaro, 2013. "A note on detecting biases in assessing the use of FTAs," Journal of Asian Economics, Elsevier, vol. 29(C), pages 24-32.

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    Keywords

    Trade agreement; Sri Lanka; Trade Facilitation;

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    • F1 - International Economics - - Trade

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