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Import tax on potatoes , canned fish increased

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The import tax on a kilogram of potatoes has been increased by Rs.20 while the tax on a kilogram of canned fish has been increased by Rs.25 from midnight yesterday, the Internal Trade Ministry announced today.

A ministry spokesman said the decision to increase the tax on potatoes was taken to protect local farmers. A kilo of potatoes will now cost Rs.50 while a kilo of canned fish will cost Rs.75.

 
 

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-2+40 # Dugiya 2012-09-18 12:06
Elections are over!
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-40+2 # Wara 2012-09-18 13:03
this to protect local farmers. It's harvest time.
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-4+42 # LS 2012-09-18 13:21
Harvest time for canned fish ??
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-2+25 # Archchi Amma99 2012-09-18 14:16
May decrease again for next vote harvesting.
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-3+33 # Rohan 2012-09-18 12:14
This was reduced just before PC polls.
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-1+35 # Ranjith 2012-09-18 12:28
Fulfilling election promises. This act contradicts CB bosses statistics.
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-0+14 # DJ Hilton 2012-09-18 13:24
Superb...,

Who is going to increase my pay then ???

My Boss or Our BIG BOSS ??
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-0+11 # Gamaraala 2012-09-18 13:29
There we go again...
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-0+20 # RegularJoe 2012-09-18 14:06
thank you most supreme leader! use this money to decorate galle face for november 19th ceremony of the ascension of the throne.!!! if any money is left give it to silva junior to buy a new porsche.
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-0+15 # Kamal 2012-09-18 14:56
And we keep voting them back again and again what a sorry story !
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-3+19 # Undertaker 2012-09-18 15:23
What a idiot is this Wara. How did canned fish become production of farmers. Is seems that this Wara is a person who goes to kade for UPFA.
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-0+3 # Gadzooks 2012-09-18 22:50
Is canned fish sold by the kilo?
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-0+3 # Premalal 2012-09-19 06:31
There will be many more to come before the end of T20 world cup.
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