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: 23 Aug 2014 | Removal date: 21 Feb 2015
Still in force

Import tariff

 On 23 August 2014, Sri Lanka increased the Special Commodity Levy on potatoes and Big onions. The levy on potatoes was increased from Rs. 15 to Rs. 40 per kg and on Big onions from Rs. 25 to Rs. 35 per kg.
 
The levy on onions was last increased on 12 August 2014 and that on potatoes was increased on 15 August 2014. The levy was increased to Rs. 50 per kg on Big Onions on 2 December 2014 and on Potatoes on 15 February 2015 (see related measures).
 
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
015 Edible roots & tubers with high starch or inulin content
0701 Potatoes, fresh or chilled.
070190 Other

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