ANNOUNCEMENT 24 May 2014

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

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE



Notification on 24 May 2014
http://www.customs.gov.lk/tariff/dhl140524.pdf

Explantion provided in the Recent Economic Development Report of Central Bank of Sri Lanka 2014 - Appendix 1
http://www.cbsl.gov.lk/pics_n_docs/10_pub/_docs/efr/recent_economic_development/RED2014/Red2014e/11_Appendix_1e.pdf


Inception date: 24 May 2014 | Removal date: 22 Dec 2014

Import tariff

 On 24 May 2014, Sri Lanka amended the Special Commodity Levy on masoor dhal imports as follows - 
 

  1. The reduced levy of Rs 5 per kg. on split masoor dhal, which was to expire on July was extended until December 2014 (see related measure).
  2. The levy on whol masoor dhal was reduced from Rs. 10 to Rs. 5 per kg. This reduced duty is applicable for 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.
 

AFFECTED SECTORS