IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
← back to the state act
Inception date: 19 May 2010 | Removal date: 17 Jan 2011
Still in force

Import tariff

From 19 May 2010, the government of Sri Lanka imposed a temporary levy on various agricultural goods. For a period of three months, imports of products such as onions, peas and fish will be subject to levy proportional to the number of kg consumed.
 
On 10 August 2010, the government increased levies on some of the products including peas and onions treated in May's measure. The new levies shall be in place for four months.

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
016 Stimulant, spice & aromatic crops
0904 Pepper of the genus Piper; dried or crushed or ground fruits of the genus Capsicum or of the genus Pimenta.
090421 Dried, neither crushed nor ground
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
071340 Lentils
212 Prepared & preserved fish, crustaceans, molluscs
0305 Fish, dried, salted or in brine; smoked fish, whether or not cooked before or during the smoking process; flours, meals and pellets of fish, fit for human consumption.
030559 Other
030571 Shark fins
1604 Prepared or preserved fish; caviar and caviar substitutes prepared from fish eggs.
160415 Mackerel
239 Food products n.e.c.
0904 Pepper of the genus Piper; dried or crushed or ground fruits of the genus Capsicum or of the genus Pimenta.
090422 Crushed or ground

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