ANNOUNCEMENT 29 Jun 2016

In June 2016, the government of Sri Lanka announced a change in import duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE



Extraordinary Gazette 1973/21 - 2016
http://documents.gov.lk/files/egz/2016/6/1973-21_E.pdf


Inception date: 29 Jun 2016 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

Effective 29 June 2016, Sri Lanka reduced the import cess on drinking water products including mineral water and aerated water products. As announced in the Extraordinary Gazette No. 1973/21-2016, the import cess on these water products is reduced from "35% of FOB value or Rs.100 per litre, whichever is higher" to 5% of FOB value.

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