ANNOUNCEMENT 15 Nov 2009

In November 2009, the government of Sri Lanka announced a change in import duties.

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1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising
Inception date: 15 Nov 2009 | Removal date: 16 Mar 2010
Still in force

Import tariff

 Sri Lanka provided an exemption from payment on import duty on wheat grain. The date of release has not been provided in the official announcement. However, according to news reports, the waiver was announced in November 2009. 
 
The import duty waiver was lifted and Rs. 2 per kg. was made chargeable from 1 May 2010 (see related measure).

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