ANNOUNCEMENT 10 Aug 2011In August 2011, the government of Sri Lanka announced a change in import duties.
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On 10 August 2011, Sri Lanka increased the Special Commodity Levy on the import of potatoes from Rs. 30 to Rs. 35/kg., on onions from Rs. 10 to Rs. 25/kg. and on garlic from Rs. 10 to Rs. 25/kg. The increased levy is valid for 4 months.
The Special Commodity Levy is a composite duty on the product and no other tax, duty, cess etc. is applicable on the said product.