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: 19 Jul 2016 | Removal date: 18 Sep 2016
Still in force

Import tariff

The Special Commodity Levy on sugar was reduced via Extraordinary Gazette 1976/4 from LKR 30  (USD 0.205) to LKR 0.25 (USD 0.002) per kg. The levy, initially announced for a period of 6 months was later increased in September 2016 (see related state act).

The SCL is a composite import levy and no other import duties or taxes are applicable on the product while the SCL is valid.

LKR to USD conversion as on 18 July 2016- LKR 146.08 / USD.

 

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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