Levy imposed on B Onions increased to Rs.50

2020-08-01 at 11:15

The Special Commodity Levy imposed on 1 Kg of imported B Onions, has been increased to Rs.50 with effect from last midnight.

The levy previously stood at Rs.15. Accordingly the Special Commodity Levy on a kilogram of imported B Onions has effectively been increased by Rs.35.

Meanwhile Special Commodity Levies imposed on Sprats, Dried Fish and Mung Beans on the 7th of May, has been extended by another three months.

A circular bearing the signature of Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa in his capacity as the Minister of Finance, has accordingly been issued in this regard.

The directives will remain in effect from today for a period of three months.