Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Sri Lanka
Commodity Group
Grains
Commodity
Maize and Wheat
Date
02/08/2017
Policy Category
Trade
Policy Instrument
Import duty
Description
Reduced import duty on wheat and wheat flour, respectively from LKR 9 to LKR 6 per kg (from USD 58 to USD 39 per tonne) and from LKR 25 to LKR 15 per kg (from USD 162.6 to USD 97.6). In addition, maize import duty was reduced from LKR 60/70 to LKR 10 per kg (from USD 390/455 to USD 65 per tonne).