IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

Yes

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 11 Nov 2016 | Removal date: 20 Dec 2016
Still in force

Import tariff

Effective 11 November 2016, Sri Lanka through Extraordinary Gazette  1992/27-2016 increased the Special Commodity Levy (SCL) on white crystalline cane and beet sugar from Rs. 2 per kg. to Rs. 7 per kg. This levy is applicable for a period of 6 months.

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. This duty was last increased in September 2016.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

235 Sugar & molasses
1701 Cane or beet sugar and chemically pure sucrose, in solid form.
170199 Other

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