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: 06 Sep 2014 | Removal date: 05 Nov 2014
Still in force

Import ban

 Effective 6 September 2014, Sri Lanka imposed a temporary ban on the import of fresh or chilled potatoes under HS 0701.90. 
 
The ban was lifted on 18 November 2014.
 
The levy on potatoes import was last increased on 23 August 2014 from Rs 15 to Rs. 40 per kg.

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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