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: 10 Apr 2014 | Removal date: 09 Sep 2014
Still in force

Import tariff

 Effective 10 April 2014, Sri Lanka imposed a Special Commodity Levy ofRs.5perkg ontheimport ofriceforaperiodofthreemonths.
 
On 9 July 2014, according to the Recent Economic Development report of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, the above reduced levy was extended for 5 months. On 5 September 2014, the levy was reduced further to Rs. 1 per kg. (see related measure).
 
The Special Commodity Levy is a composite duty on the product and no other tax, duty, cess etc. is applicable on the said product while the levy is valid. The levy on rice will be inplaceofCustomsdutyofRs.20perkg,12percentofValue Added Tax (VAT), 2 per cent of Nation Building Tax (NBT) and 5 per cent of Ports and Airports Development Levy (PAL).

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

231 Grain mill products
1006 Rice.
100630 Semimilled or wholly milled rice, whether or not polished or glazed

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