IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

Yes

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 08 Nov 2016 | Removal date: 07 May 2018
Still in force

Import tariff

A Special Commodity Levy was imposed on the following products at the specified rates -

  • Dried oranges at Rs. 200 per kg. (~ USD 1.35)
  • Mangosteens (fresh or dried) at Rs. 200 per kg. (~USD 1.35)
  • Pears at Rs. 175 per kg (~ USD 1.18)
  • Cherries at Rs. 250 per kg. (~ USD 1.69)
  • Plums and Soles at Rs. 200 per kg. (~ USD 1.35)
  • Kiwifruit at Rs. 250 per kg (~ USD 1.69)
  • Other fruits under HS 0810.90 at Rs. 200 per kg.  (~ USD 1.35)

As per the latest tariff schedule as on 16 May 2017, if unchanged for these products from last year, the duties applicable on imports of the above products before imposition of the SCL were 30% customs duty, 15% Value Added Tax, 7.5% Ports and Airports Development Levy, 2% Nation Building Tax and "30% or Rs. 120 per kg." import cess.

The SCL initially announced for a period of 6 months has been extended on 8 May 2017 and on 7 November 2017.

*Sri Lankan Rupee to USD conversion as on 8 November 2016.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

214 Prepared & preserved fruits & nuts
0805 Citrus fruit, fresh or dried.
080510 Oranges

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