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* Sri Lanka raises import levy on imported potatoes
Fri, Feb 23, 2018, 07:38 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 23, Colombo: The special commodity import Levy imposed on imported potatoes has been increased from Rs. 1 to Rs 30 per kilogram with effect from midnight Friday (23), the Finance Ministry announced.

The Ministry said the government has decided to revise special commodity levy on imported potatoes as a measure to provide relief to the local farmers whose potato harvest is coming to the market now and ensure a reasonable price for them.

The new tax revision will be effective until March 31st.


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