ANNOUNCEMENT 26 Mar 2015In March 2015, the government of Sri Lanka announced a change in import duties.
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Extraordinary gazette 1907-19-2015
On 26 March 2015, Sri Lanka increased the Special Commodity Levy on rice imports from Rs. 20 per kg. to Rs. 40 per kg. Extraordinary Gazette No.1907/19 was published in this regard, and will be valid for 4 months.
On 6 May 2015, the SCL on rice imports was replaced with an import duty (see related measure).
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.