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: 30 Sep 2016 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

On 29 September 2016, Sri Lanka increased the Special Commodity Levy on whole yellow and red lentils. As per an announcement in the Extraordinary Gazette No. 1986/55-2016, the Specal Commodity Levy on lentils rose from Rs. 0.25 per kg. to Rs. 5 per kg and that on split yellow and red lentils from 0.25 per kg. to Rs. 10 per kg.
 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

017 Pulses (dried leguminous vegetables)
0713 Dried leguminous vegetables, shelled, whether or not skinned or split.
071310 Peas (Pisum sativum)
071320 Chickpeas (garbanzos)
071331 Beans of the species Vigna mungo (L.) Hepper or Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek
071335 Cow peas (Vigna unguiculata)
071340 Lentils

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