ANNOUNCEMENT 18 Mar 2015
In March 2015, the government of Sri Lanka announced a change in import duties.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Official notification - Extraordinary Gazette 1906-07/2015
Extraordinary Gazette 1932-54/2015
Extraordinary Gazette 2009-05/2016
Extraordinary Gazette 1983-13/2016
Extraordinary Gazette 2009-05/2017
Extraordinary Gazette 2035-28/2017
On 17 March 2015, Sri Lanka through Extraordinary Gazette 1906/7 reduced the Special Commodity Levy on imports of mackerel fish from Rs. 10 per kg. (USD 0.075) to Rs. 6 per kg (USD 0.045). The levy was initially announced for a period of 6 months but has later been extended every 6 months. The latest extension has been announced on 8 September 2017, valid 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.
LKR to USD conversion as on 17 March 2015 - LKR 132.93 / USD