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: 08 Sep 2015 | Removal date: 18 Jul 2016
Still in force

Import tariff

The Special Commodity Levy has been increased through Extraordinary Gazette No. 1931/7-2015 on sugar products from LKR 18 (USD 0.131) per kg. to LKR 30 (USD 0.218) per kg. The increased levy initially announced for a period of 6 months has been later extended in March 2016 and was decreased in July 2016 (see related state act).

SCL is a composite import levy and while SCL is valid no other import duties are applicable on the import of these products.

LKR to USD conversion as on 7 September 2015 - LKR 137.58 / USD

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

MAP
TABLE
EXPORT

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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