ANNOUNCEMENT 08 Mar 2014

In March 2014, the government of Sri Lanka announced a change in import duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising
Inception date: 08 Mar 2014 | Removal date: 07 May 2014
Still in force

Import tariff

 On 8 March 2014, Sri Lanka reduced the special commodity levy on the import of whole masoor dhal under HS 0713 from Rs. 18 per kg. to Rs. 10 per kg. The measure is valid for 5 months.
 
The levy was further reduced to Rs. 5 per kg on 24 May 2014 (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.

AFFECTED SECTORS