ANNOUNCEMENT 26 May 2010

In May 2010, the government of Sri Lanka announced a change in import duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE



Notification rescinding the surcharge
http://www.customs.gov.lk/news/Surcharge.pdf

Earlier notifications for the surcharge

Extraordinary Gazette 1574/15 - 2008
http://documents.gov.lk/Extgzt/2008/pdf/Nov/1574_15/1574_15E.pdf

Extraordinary Gazette 1634/32 - 2010
http://documents.gov.lk/Extgzt/2010/PDF/Jan/1634_32/1634_32E.pdf


Inception date: 01 Jun 2010 | Removal date: open ended

Import tariff

On 26 May 2010, the Ministry of Finance and Planning issued a notification rescinding an earlier order that charged a 15% surcharge on imports of all products (except certain specified commodities).
 
The duty surcharge was initially implented in January 2007 at the rate of 10% and was later increased to 15%. The surcharge is applicable on all product imports except specified products which include milk products, potatoes, onions, chillies, seeds, dried vegetables,wheat, rice, cement, sugar, paper, auto trishaws and all products under chapters 50 to 63.

AFFECTED PRODUCTS

 
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