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: 06 Jun 2017 | Removal date: 15 Aug 2017
Still in force

Import tariff

The Special Commodity Levy has been increased through Extraordinary Gazette No. 2022/7-2017 on sugar products. The SCL on white crystalline sugar has been increased from LKR 13 to LKR 23 per kg. while on other sugar products under HS 1701 from LKR 15 to LKR 25 per kg. 

SCL is a composite import levy and while SCL is valid not other import duties are applicable on the import of these products.

The SCL has been later increased from 16 August 2017.

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.
170113 Cane sugar specified in Subheading Note 2 to this Chapter
170114 Other cane sugar
170199 Other

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