ANNOUNCEMENT 12 Dec 2014

In December 2014, the government of Sri Lanka announced a change in import duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE



Extraordinary Gazette 1892/39-2014
http://documents.gov.lk/files/egz/2014/12/1892-39_E.pdf


Inception date: 12 Dec 2014 | Removal date: 10 Feb 2015
Still in force

Import tariff

On 12 December 2014, Sri Lanka reduced the Special Comodity Levy applicable to potato imports from Rs. 20 to Rs. 10 per kg. The levy was later increased in February 2015 (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. 

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