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Import taxes to stabilize local market prices

Aug 22, 2011 2:33:33 AM - news.lk

Fresh_Onion_Potato.summThe Sri Lanka Government last week increased the Import Taxes on big onions by Rs. 10 per kilogramme, potatoes by Rs. 5 and garlic by Rs. 15.  With this increase, Government charges an import duty of Rs. 35 for a kilogram of big Onions, Rs. 35 for a kilogram of potatoes and Rs. 25 for a kilogram of garlic.