This is the third in a series of video interviews forecasting what 2017 will have in store across different sectors, including women’s rights, economics, and arts and culture. Deshal de Mel, senior economist from Hayleys Group speaks about economic opportunities and challenges for Sri Lanka in the upcoming year. At 17 seconds, he recaps the economic context in 2016. At 1 minute, 7 seconds, he talks about the impact of last year’s measures on 2017, while at 1 minute 40 seconds, he talks about economic opportunities in the upcoming year before concluding at 2 minutes, 20 seconds on economic risks.

To view the earlier videos in our series, click here and here