ANNOUNCEMENT 03 Apr 2013In April 2013, the government of Sri Lanka announced a change in import duties.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
On 3 April 2013, Sri Lanka amended its excise duty scheme on ethyl alcohol products (EAPs). It introduced higher duties for foreign compared to local suppliers. Foreign suppliers have to pay the following duty premium depending on usage of the products:
a) EAPs used in the production of industrial products: Rs. 50-100 per litre
b) EAPs used in the manufacturing of alcohol : Rs 100 per litre
c) Impure EAPs (technical spirits) : Rs. 650 per litre