Sri Lanka's storm in a teacup may compel India to bring out its checkbook

Having just seen its $3 billion investment in Afghanistan go up in smoke, India's appetite for economic diplomacy may even be lower than usual.

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Sri Lanka's economy, dependent on tourism and tea, is fighting crises. (Photo: Bloomberg)

The Maldives and Sri Lanka, both highly tourism-dependent tropical islands, have seen the pandemic devastate their economies and finances. Government debt this year is expected to linger above 100% of

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First Published: Sep 15 2021 | 6:54 AM IST

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