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: 24 Apr 2015 | Removal date: 24 May 2015
Still in force

Import tariff

 On 24 April 2015, Sri Lanka increased the Special Commodity Levy on the import of potatoes and big onions. The levy on potatoes was increased to Rs. 55 per kg. from Rs.40 per kg and on big onions from Rs. 10 per kg. to Rs. 30 per kg.
 
The duty was later decreased for both onions and potatoes on 6 June 2015.
 
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.

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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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