The Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Sri Lanka recognized the Pathfinder Foundation as one of its top 10 partners at a ceremony to mark Chinese New Year and Sri Lanka's National Day held at the BMICH on Friday 17th January. President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Prime Minister D.M Jayaratne, Minister of Health Maithreepala Sirisena, Minister of External Affairs G.L Peiris and Secretary to the President Lalith Weeratunga were among those present at this ceremony. Here Chinese Ambassador Wu Jianghao presents the top 10 partners award to Mr. Milinda Moragoda, Founder of the Pathfinder Foundation.
Category: Economic Alert Published on Thursday, 30 May 2013 09:56
Pathfinder Economic Alert
Export Expansion: The Key to Sustain Accelerated Growth.
No Short Cuts only Hard Choices.
The Negative Narrative
Sri Lanka’s exports have declined from 33% of GDP in 2000 to 16% in 2012. In addition, Sri Lanka’s share of global exports have also declined (this reflects clearly a decline in competitiveness).
Last Updated on Friday, 31 May 2013 11:44
Category: Economic Blast Published on Thursday, 16 May 2013 16:28
By the Pathfinder Foundation
Playing with Electricity Pricing: Two Steps Forward One Step Back?
The Pathfinder Foundation (PF), since its inception has consistently argued in favour of cost reflective pricing for every State Owned Enterprise (SOE). This is based on the premise that losses of SOEs are invariably a burden on the public, particularly the poor and vulnerable, in one way or the other.
Last Updated on Thursday, 16 May 2013 16:28
Category: Economic Flash Published on Wednesday, 08 May 2013 12:18
Pathfinder Economic Flash
The Growth Deficit: The Competitiveness/Productivity Challenge
Beyond a Remittance Dependent Economy
The growth momentum in the Sri Lankan economy has slowed down significantly. It is important to examine its performance subsequent to the necessary stabilization measures introduced in Feb/March 2012 to address the overheating of the economy.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 May 2013 12:18