Special commodity levy on imported potatoes and big onions reduced

Special commodity levy on imported potatoes and big onions reduced

Special commodity levy on imported potatoes and big onions reduced

Written by Staff Writer

06 Jun, 2015 | 11:02 am

The special commodity levy on imported potatoes and big onions has been reduced from midnight. According to the Finance Ministry, the special commodity levy on imported potatoes has been reduced from Rs.55 to Rs.30 per kilogramme.

Similarly, the levy on big onions has been reduced from Rs.30 to Rs.10 per kilogrammes.

The decision was made by Minister of Finance Ravi Karunanayake considering the burden faced by the people due to the increase in the market price of potatoes and big onions.

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