Last Updated : 18-04-2014 21:16


 
 

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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