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: 01 Jan 2010 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

 Effective 1 January 2010, Sri Lanka extended an exemption from surcharge of 15% on the import duty to certain plastic products of polymers of of vinyl chloride and of polyutheranes under HS 3921.
 
The duty surcharge was initially imposed in January 2007 at 10% and was later increased to 15%. It covers all product imports except specified products which include milk products, potatoes, onions, chillies, seeds, dried vegetables,wheat, rice, cement, sugar, paper, auto trishaws and all products under chapters 50 to 63.
 
Effective 1 June 2010, the surcharge of 15% on all products has been withdrawn (see related measure)

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

MAP
TABLE
EXPORT

AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

363 Semi-manufactures of plastics
3921 Other plates, sheets, film, foil and strip, of plastics.
392113 Of polyurethanes
392190 Other

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