ANNOUNCEMENT 02 Aug 2013

In August 2013, the government of Sri Lanka announced a change in import duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



Extraordinary Gazette 1821/32 - 2013
http://documents.gov.lk/files/egz/2013/7/1821-32_E.pdf


Inception date: 02 Aug 2013 | Removal date: 01 Nov 2013

Import tariff

Effective 2 August 2013, Sri Lanka increased the Special Commodity Levy on sugar imports from Rs. 20 per kg. to Rs. 27 per kg. The levy was later increased in November 2013.
 
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.
 

AFFECTED SECTORS