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Sri Lanka ready to bring tariff barriers on Minor agricultural products if...

May 27, 2011 5:39:41 AM - news.lk
- Minister Basil Rajapaksa

Sri Lankan government wants the minor export crop producers to seize the opportunity given to the sector by way of fertilizer subsidy to make the country self sufficient in such produces. Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa speaking to the leaders of farmer organizations of minor export crops said that the government has now extended the fertilizer subsidy so far offered to paddy cultivation to all other crops inclusive of minor agricultural products such as cocoa, cinnamon ginger, cardamom, pepper, saffron etc