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 Sep 2015 | Removal date: 23 May 2016
Still in force

Import tariff

 On 23 September 2015, Sri Lanka through Extraordinary gazette No. 1933/18-2015 increased the Special Commodity Levy on the following items - 

  • Crude soyabean oil, palm oil and sunflower oil and their fractions from Rs. 90 per kg to Rs. 110 per kg.
  • Other soyabean, palm oil, sunflower seed, safflower or cotton seed oil and their fractions from Rs. 110 per kg. to Rs. 130 per kg. 
  • Crude and other varieties of coconut or crude variety of palm kernel or babassu oil from Rs. 110 per kg. to Rs. 130 per kg.
  • Other palm kernel or babassu oil from Rs. 125 per kg. to Rs. 145 per kg. 

 
The applicable levy was later increased in May 2016 (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

216 Vegetable oils
1511 Palm oil and its fractions, whether or not refined, but not chemically modified.
151110 Crude oil
151190 Other
1513 Coconut (copra), palm kernel or babassu oil and fractions thereof, whether or not refined, but not chemically modified.
151319 Other
151329 Other

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