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Tuesday, 01 March 2016 - 10:49
Import Levy On Potatoes & Big Onions Increased
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Special commodity tax on imported potatoes and big onions had been increased by Rs.20 per kilo with effect from today, the Finance Ministry stated.

Accordingly, the commodity tax on potatoes had been increased to Rs. 35 from its previous amount Rs. 15 while tax on big onions had been increased to Rs. 25 from Rs.5.

The President’s Media Division said the President directed the Ministry of Finance to increase the import levy.

The decision was arrived in order to assure a reasonable price for the produce of local farmers engaged in potato and onion cultivation.

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