ANNOUNCEMENT 01 Feb 2016In February 2016, the government of Sri Lanka announced a change in import duties.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Extraordinary Gazette 1952/10
Effective 1 February 2016, Sri Lanka increased the import duty on all varieties of rice from Rs. 35 per kg. (~USD 0.24) to Rs. 50 (~USD 0.35) per kg.
On 19 May 2017, the import duty on husked (brown) rice has been temporarily replaced by a Special Commodity Levy of Rs. 5 per kg.
* LKR to USD conversion as on 1 February 2016 - LKR 143.98 / USD