Increase on import levy on potatoes, big onions from tonight

3 May 2018 02:25 pm - 3     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The special commodity levy imposed on the import of potatoes and big onions has been increased from tonight, the Finance Ministry said.

The special commodity levy of Rs.30 a kilogramme of potatoes will be increased to Rs.40 while the levy on a kilogramme of big onions which was Rs.1 will be increased to Rs.40.

The decision was taken considering the decline on the import prices of these commodities. (Chaturanga Samarawickrama)

  Comments - 3

  • BV Thursday, 03 May 2018 04:46 PM

    A welcome move to safeguard the local farmers.The hardworking need to be duly rewarded.

    Sathees Thursday, 03 May 2018 07:08 PM

    "decline on the import prices" let the people enjoy the price fall! why increase the taxes!

    Sailani Friday, 04 May 2018 03:04 PM

    The government is welcoming the every Ramazan with onions and potatoes. via DM Android App

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