Tax placed on imported potatoes increased by a further 10 rupees

Friday, 03 May 2013 - 19:03

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The tax imposed on a kilogram of imported potatoes has been increased by ten rupees with effect from today.

 

According to the Ministry of Finance & Planning the special goods tax which was imposed on a kilogram of imported potatoes has been increased from 15 to 25 rupees at present.

 

The aim of the measure is to ensure a competitive market for the local farmer.