ANNOUNCEMENT 06 Sep 2014

In September 2014, the government of Sri Lanka announced an alteration to its export prohibitions.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



Extraordinary Gazette No. 1883/16 - 10 October 2014
http://documents.gov.lk/Extgzt/2014/PDF/Oct/1883_16/1883_16%20E.pdf

Extraordinary Gazette No. 1889/15 - 18 November 2015
http://documents.gov.lk/Extgzt/2014/PDF/Nov/1889_15/1889_15%20E.pdf


Inception date: 06 Sep 2014 | Removal date: 05 Nov 2014
Still in force

Import ban

 Effective 6 September 2014, Sri Lanka imposed a temporary ban on the import of fresh or chilled potatoes under HS 0701.90. 
 
The ban was lifted on 18 November 2014.
 
The levy on potatoes import was last increased on 23 August 2014 from Rs 15 to Rs. 40 per kg.

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