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: 12 Aug 2014 | Removal date: 23 Aug 2014
Still in force

Import tariff

 On 12 August 2014, Sri Lanka increased the Special Commodity Levy on Big onions from Rs. 10 per kg to Rs 25 per kg for 4 months. Also with this notification, the reduced levy of Rs. 5 per kg on red onions initially imposed on 21 November 2013 was extended for another 4 months.
 
The Levy on big onions was further increased to Rs.35 per kg on 23 August 2014 (See related measure).
 
The Special Commodity Levy is a composite duty on the product and no other tax, duty, cess etc. is applicable on the said product while the levy is valid.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

012 Vegetables
0703 Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks and other alliaceous vegetables, fresh or chilled.
070310 Onions and shallots
070320 Garlic

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