Sri Lanka is facing dire fuel and food shortages amid ongoing economic and political crises. In this week’s episode, the FT’s Antoni Slodkowski shares what he’s seen after a week of reporting in Sri Lanka. And then, emerging markets correspondent Jonathan Wheatley explains how the crises in Sri Lanka may impact the rest of the world.

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For further reading:

No food, no fuel and no jobs: the economic catastrophe engulfing Sri Lanka

What Sri Lanka reveals about the risks in emerging markets

China reckons with its first overseas debt crisis

Debt sell-off intensifies strains for more than a dozen emerging markets


On Twitter, follow Jonathan Wheatley (@Jonthn_Wheatley), Antoni Slodkowski (@slodek) and Michela Tindera (@mtindera07)

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