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: 04 Apr 2013 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

On 3 April 2013, Sri Lanka amended its excise duty scheme on ethyl alcohol products (EAPs). It introduced higher duties for foreign compared to local suppliers. Foreign suppliers have to pay the following duty premium depending on usage of the products:
a) EAPs used in the production of industrial products: Rs. 50-100 per litre
b) EAPs used in the manufacturing of alcohol : Rs 100 per litre
c) Impure EAPs (technical spirits) : Rs. 650 per litre

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

241 Ethyl alcohol; spirits, liqueurs & spirits
2207 Undenatured ethyl alcohol of an alcoholic strength by volume of 80 % vol. or higher; ethyl alcohol and other spirits, denatured, of any strength.
220710 Undenatured ethyl alcohol of an alcoholic strength by volume of 80 % vol. or higher

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