Arrack and beer prices go up

25 October 2011 10:12 am - 10     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Excise duty on a liter of arrack is to be increased by Rs.60 and the price of a bottle of beer by Rs.5 with effect from midnight.  An official of the Excise Department said that the price revisions were discussed during the last few weeks. (SD)


  Comments - 10

  • citizen Tuesday, 25 October 2011 10:42 AM


    Tharaka Chanaka Tuesday, 25 October 2011 11:05 AM

    Kassipu prices too?

    dam Wednesday, 26 October 2011 08:47 AM

    please increase more , cigarettes rs 30 and alcohol by another 100 , than just taxing our innocent people ,,,please do it

    izmie Tuesday, 25 October 2011 11:18 AM

    How about legalizing kasippu.

    kasippu raja Tuesday, 25 October 2011 11:20 AM

    Jayawewa !!

    Kenny G Tuesday, 25 October 2011 11:31 AM

    Now we will have to mix it up and drink.

    Dammika Tuesday, 25 October 2011 11:34 AM

    The funny part is in Sri Lanka the consumption remains the same or rise ... never goes down

    Upali Goonasekara Wednesday, 26 October 2011 12:24 PM

    I Agree with You

    gafa Tuesday, 25 October 2011 01:17 PM

    OK that’s the chance to legalize Kassippu

    Black Mamba Tuesday, 25 October 2011 01:45 PM

    No no, kasippu will go up after it is legalized!!!

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