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
Still in force

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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