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: 22 Jan 2015 | Removal date: 23 Mar 2015
Still in force

Import tariff

 On 22 January 2015, Sri Lanka increased the Special Commodity Levy on rice from Rs. 1 per kg. to Rs. 20 per kg. According to the notification the levy will be valid for 4 months. The Rs.1 duty was set on 2 December 2014.
 
The levy was increased again in March 2015 (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.

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
100640 Broken rice

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