'Let us restart '80 landmark trade pact': Rishad to the Philippines (Daily Financial Times (Sri Lanka))

As YoY bilateral trade jumped by 59%, Sri Lanka, looking to boost its trade with the fifth largest ASEAN nation, called for reactivation of its 1980 landmark agreement. We have no doubts that the Philippines could become a key East Asian trade partner for us. It is here that I believe that we need to jointly…