ANNOUNCEMENT 10 Sep 2010

In September 2010, the government of Sri Lanka increased an internal levy on portatoes.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



Sri Lanka Customs. (September 2010). Ammendments to Special Commodity Levy. Available at http://www.customs.gov.lk/news/sclpotatoes.pdf

Sri Lanka Customs. (August 2010). Ammendments to Special Commodity Levy. Available at http://www.customs.gov.lk/news/Sur270810.pdf

Inception date: 10 Sep 2010 | Removal date: 10 Dec 2010

Import tariff

Effective 10 September 2010, the government of Sri Lanka increased the special levy on potato imports. Under the new regulation, imports of potatoes are subject to a levy of Rs. 30/kg up from Rs.20/kg. This increased levy is valid for three months.
 
The original surcharge had been put in place only on 27 August 2010.

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