IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: No inception date

Labour market access

On 24 February 2012, the Agriculture Minister, Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena, asserted (due to a shortage of workers) that Indian citizens should be granted a seasonal working visa in order to harvest paddy in the north-east of the country.
 
Major local and international newspapers have reported on this announcement.

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