ANNOUNCEMENT 25 Sep 2018

A cess on imports of sanitary towels has been withdrawn.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising
Inception date: 25 Sep 2018 | Removal date: open ended

Import tariff

On 25 September 2018, Sri Lanka through Extraordinary Gazette No. 2090/5 withdrew an import cess on "Sanitary towels and tampons, napkins and napkin liners for babies and similar articles, of any material". The import cess was applicable at the rate of "30% or Rs. 300/kg", whichever is higher. The 30% will be calculated on an aggregate amount obtained by adding the value of the goods for customs purposes to 10% of such value.

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