ANNOUNCEMENT 01 Jan 2015

In January 2015, the government of Sri Lanka announced a change in import duties.

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  • 1 liberalising
Inception date: 01 Jan 2015 | Removal date: 02 May 2015
Still in force

Import tariff

On 1 January 2015, Sri Lanka reduced the Special Commodity Levy on import of Big Onions from Rs. 50 per kg. to Rs. 10 per kg. 
 
The levy was last increased in December 2014 and later increased in April 2015 (See related measures).
 
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.

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