ANNOUNCEMENT 19 Jan 2010In January 2010, the government of Sri Lanka announced a change in import duties.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Sri Lanka Customs. (2010). Waiver of import duty on petrol & diesel. Available at http://www.customs.gov.lk/news/WAIVERPETROL2.pdf
On 19 January 2010, the government of Sri Lanka cleared petrol and diesel of all import duties. The import duty waiver is in place until further notice.
Prior to the change, petrol and diesel had been subject to a reduced duty of Rs.1/liter and Rs.3/liter respectively. The duty waiver was later lifted on 23 November 2010 (see related measures).