Import tax on Big Onions increased

21 August 2016 10:17 am - 6     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Import tax on a kilo of Big Onions has been increased from Rs. 25 to 40 with effect from Friday midnight, the Finance Ministry said today.

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  • ANTON Sunday, 21 August 2016 10:28 AM

    VERY GOOD MESSAGE FOR SRILANKAN FARMERS.

    Rizvi Sunday, 21 August 2016 12:04 PM

    not really...now the farmers will increase the local price...all sell at high prices saying imported onions...at the end consumer pays.. via DM Android App

    voter Sunday, 21 August 2016 03:03 PM

    Robbing the poor countrymen to add more perks to yahapalanaya politicians to keep them in the fold Shame on you Sirisena. Expect more via DM Android App

    UNPer Monday, 22 August 2016 01:36 PM

    Ravi is doing everything possible for UNP to be crushed at next elections. via DM Android App

    UNPer Monday, 22 August 2016 01:39 PM

    Ravi is ensuring the total defeat of UNP for ever. via DM Android App

    Cobra Sunday, 21 August 2016 07:35 PM

    But the problem is we don't ever see local B onions in the market segregated from any imported ones. It's just B onions and we may be paying the increased price even for local B onions.This isn't fair!


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