ANNOUNCEMENT 29 Sep 2016In September 2016, the government of Sri Lanka announced a change in import duties.
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Extraordinary gazette 1986/55 - 2016
On 29 September 2016, Sri Lanka increased the Special Commodity Levy on whole yellow and red lentils. As per an announcement in the Extraordinary Gazette No. 1986/55-2016, the Specal Commodity Levy on lentils rose from Rs. 0.25 per kg. to Rs. 5 per kg and that on split yellow and red lentils from 0.25 per kg. to Rs. 10 per kg.
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.