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: 09 Nov 2012 | Removal date: 08 Jan 2014
Still in force

Import tariff

On 9 November 2012, the Sri Lankan Minister of Finance and Planning presented the budget for 2013 in the Parliament. The speech included the followin import tariff rebates:

  • Port and Airport levy:
    • Exemptions for Solar panels, medical equipment and coal falling under HS codes 4610, 850131, 854140, 851310, 940510, 940520, 940540, 940550, 903289, 853931, 270111, 270112, 270119.

    • Reduction to 2.5% for HS codes 844851, 845230, 845290, 845190, 340211, 340212, 340213, 340219.
  • The import cess will be reduced for 932290, 5310, 110313, 0409.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

110 Coal & peat
2701 Coal; briquettes, ovoids and similar solid fuels manufactured from coal.
270112 Bituminous coal
270119 Other coal
353 Soap, cleaning preparations, perfumes & toilet preparations
3402 Organic surfaceactive agents (other than soap); surfaceactive preparations, washing preparations (including auxiliary washing preparations) and cleaning preparations, whether or not containing soap, other than those of heading 34.01.
340211 Anionic
340213 Nonionic
446 Machinery for textile, apparel & leather production; parts
8448 Auxiliary machinery for use with machines of heading 84.44, 84.45, 84.46 or 84.47 (for example, dobbies, Jacquards, automatic stop motions, shuttle changing mechanisms); parts and accessories suitable for use solely or principally with the machines of thi
844851 Sinkers, needles and other articles used in forming stitches
8452 Sewing machines, other than booksewing machines of heading 84.40; furniture, bases and covers specially designed for sewing machines; sewing machine needles.
845290 Furniture, bases and covers for sewing machines and parts thereof; other parts of sewing machines
465 Electric filament or discharge lamps; lighting equipment; parts
8513 Portable electric lamps designed to function by their own source of energy (for example, dry batteries, accumulators, magnetos), other than lighting equipment of heading 85.12.
851310 Lamps
8539 Electric filament or discharge lamps, including sealed beam lamp units and ultraviolet or infrared lamps; arclamps.
853931 Fluorescent, hot cathode
9405 Lamps and lighting fittings including searchlights and spotlights and parts thereof, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated signs, illuminated nameplates and the like, having a permanently fixed light source, and parts thereof not elsewhere spe
940510 Chandeliers and other electric ceiling or wall lighting fittings, excluding those of a kind used for lighting public open spaces or thoroughfares
940540 Other electric lamps and lighting fittings
471 Electronic valves & tubes; electronic components; parts
8541 Diodes, transistors and similar semiconductor devices; photosensitive semiconductor devices, including photovoltaic cells whether or not assembled in modules or made up into panels; light emitting diodes; mounted piezoelectric crystals.
854140 Photosensitive semiconductor devices, including photovoltaic cells whether or not assembled in modules or made up into panels; light emitting diodes

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