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

Import-related non-tariff measure, nes

 On 3 April 2013, Sri Lanka amended the import regulation for used cars. The amendment extends the list of inspectors in Japan authorized by the Secretary to the Sri Lankan Minister of Finance to issue a certificate of export inspection for the used cars.
 
List of Authorized Inspectors - (as of 21 July 2006)
i) For imports from Japan - Japan Auto Appraisal Institute
ii) For imports from all other countries - Bureau Veritas
iii) In a country where Bureau Veritas is not available or any other reason - an inspection authority accepted by the Secretary to the Ministry of Finance.
 
List of Additional Inspectors - (as of 3 April 2013)
i) For imports from Japan - Japan Export Vehicle Inspection Center Company Limited (JEVIC)
ii) For imports from Japan - Used Car System Solutions Co. Ltd. (USS Co. Ltd.)

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

491 Motor vehicles, trailers & semi-trailers; parts
8702 Motor vehicles for the transport of ten or more persons, including the driver.
870210 With compressionignition internal combustion piston engine (diesel or semidiesel)
8703 Motor cars and other motor vehicles principally designed for the transport of persons (other than those of heading 87.02), including station wagons and racing cars.
870321 Of a cylinder capacity not exceeding 1,000 cc
870322 Of a cylinder capacity exceeding 1,000 cc but not exceeding 1,500 cc
870323 Of a cylinder capacity exceeding 1,500 cc but not exceeding 3,000 cc
870324 Of a cylinder capacity exceeding 3,000 cc
870331 Of a cylinder capacity not exceeding 1,500 cc
870332 Of a cylinder capacity exceeding 1,500 cc but not exceeding 2,500 cc
870333 Of a cylinder capacity exceeding 2,500 cc
8704 Motor vehicles for the transport of goods.
870421 g.v.w. not exceeding 5 tonnes
870422 g.v.w. exceeding 5 tonnes but not exceeding 20 tonnes
870423 g.v.w. exceeding 20 tonnes
870431 g.v.w. not exceeding 5 tonnes
8705 Special purpose motor vehicles, other than those principally designed for the transport of persons or goods (for example, breakdown lorries, crane lorries, fire fighting vehicles, concrete mixer lorries, road sweeper lorries, spraying lorries, mobile wor
870510 Crane lorries
870530 Fire fighting vehicles
870540 Concretemixer lorries
870590 Other

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