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: 15 Aug 2014 | Removal date: 23 Aug 2014
Still in force

Import tariff

 On 15 August 2014, Sri Lanka increased the Special Commodity Levy on potatoes from Rs. 5 per kg. to Rs. 15 per kg. This levy is valid for four months and was last decreased on 16 July 2014 (see related measure).
 
The levy was increased to Rs 40 per kg on 23 August 2014.
 
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.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

015 Edible roots & tubers with high starch or inulin content
0701 Potatoes, fresh or chilled.
070190 Other

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