ANNOUNCEMENT 25 Jan 2010

In January 2010, the government of Sri Lanka announced a change in import duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE



Sri Lanka Customs. (2010). Waived import duty on maize. Available at http://www.customs.gov.lk/news/WAIVERCORN0125.pdf


Inception date: 25 Jan 2010 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

On 25 January 2010, the government of Sri Lanka has lowered import tariff on maize (corn). Applicable from that date, the new import duty is 2.5 percent. Prior to the change, maize imports were subject to a tariff of 15 percent.

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