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Sunday, 31 January 2016 - 17:49
Tax on imported rice increased
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Finance minister Ravi Karunanayaka said Taxes on imported rice will be increased from 35 rupees to 50 rupees per Kilogram.

The tax will be increased with effect from midnight today.

The Minister stated that the decision has been taken as there was an excess stock of rice in the country and also to protect the local farmers.

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