Import tax on several essential items slashed

Import tax on several essential items slashed – PMD

Import tax on several essential items slashed

The import taxes imposed on dhal, canned fish, big onions, and sugar have been removed, stated President’s Media Division(PMD).

The government has taken the decision considering the current cost of living and difficulties associated with Coronavirus(COVID-19) pandemic.

Accordingly, the prices of the aforementioned items have been revised with effect from tonight (October 13).

The renewed prices are

Canned fish large- Rs 200 per tin
Big Onions- Rs 100 per kg
Sugar- Rs 85 per kg

In addition, provisions have been made that, when buying essential items, including the aforementioned items, worth of over Rs 500 from Sathosa outlets, the customer can buy dhal at a price of Rs 150 per kg.

Meanwhile, the Coconut Development Board, Kurunegala Plantations Limited, and the Chilaw Plantations Limited have increased the coconut supply to Colombo, stated the President’s Media Division(PMD).

Thereby, the consumer has the opportunity to buy coconuts at a reasonable price from Sathosa outlets, the President’s Media Division(PMD) said.

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Import tax on several essential items slashed

The import taxes imposed on dhal, canned fish, big onions, and sugar have been removed, stated President’s Media Division(PMD).

The government has taken the decision considering the current cost of living and difficulties associated with Coronavirus(COVID-19) pandemic.

Accordingly, the prices of the aforementioned items have been revised with effect from tonight (October 13).

The renewed prices are

Canned fish large- Rs 200 per tin
Big Onions- Rs 100 per kg
Sugar- Rs 85 per kg

In addition, provisions have been made that, when buying essential items, including the aforementioned items, worth of over Rs 500 from Sathosa outlets, the customer can buy dhal at a price of Rs 150 per kg.

Meanwhile, the Coconut Development Board, Kurunegala Plantations Limited, and the Chilaw Plantations Limited have increased the coconut supply to Colombo, stated the President’s Media Division(PMD).

Thereby, the consumer has the opportunity to buy coconuts at a reasonable price from Sathosa outlets, the President’s Media Division(PMD) said.

 

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