ANNOUNCEMENT 06 Jun 2015

In June 2015, the government of Sri Lanka announced a change in import duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising
Inception date: 06 Jun 2015 | Removal date: 05 Oct 2015
Still in force

Import tariff

 On 6 June 2015, Sri Lanka reduced the Special Commodity Levy on import of Potatoes from Rs. 55 to Rs. 30 per kg. and on B. Onions from Rs. 30 to Rs. 10 per kg.
 
The levy was last increased on both onions and potatoes on 24 April 2015. The levy was laterincreased on potato imports on 8 September 2015 and on Big Onions on 9 October 2015 (see related measures).
 
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.

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