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: 18 Jul 2014 | Removal date: 18 Mar 2015
Still in force

Import tariff

Effective 18 July 2014, Sri Lanka capped the Special Commodity Levy applicable on mackerel fish imports at Rs. 10 per kg. Earlier, the applicable levy was Rs. 10 per kg. or 10%, whichever is higher.
 
Initially announced for 7 months, the levy at the above rates was extended on 15 February 2015 and later reduced to Rs. 6 per kg. in March 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

MAP
TABLE
EXPORT

AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

212 Prepared & preserved fish, crustaceans, molluscs
0303 Fish, frozen, excluding fish fillets and other fish meat of heading 03.04.
030342 Yellowfin tunas (Thunnus albacares)
030369 Other
030389 Other

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