ANNOUNCEMENT 06 Feb 2014In February 2014, the government of Sri Lanka announced a change in import duties.
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On 6 February 2014, Sri Lanka reduced the Special Commodity Levy on imported red and yellow lentils (HS code 0713.40) from Rs. 22 to Rs. 5 per kilo for a period of 5 months.
On 24 May 2014, the levy was extended for further 7 months (see related measure).
The Special Commodity Levy is a composite duty on the product and no other tax, duty, cess etc. is applicable on the said product while the levy is valid.