SL to continue only vehicle import restrictions

Sri Lanka to lift import restrictions on all items except vehicles

by Staff Writer 23-09-2023 | 6:34 AM

COLOMBO (News 1st) - State Minister of Finance Shehan Semasinghe said that import restrictions on all items will be lifted in October 2023, with the exception of vehicles.

The State Minister said that the imports of personal items are considered comparatively less important, and this resulted in the continuation of import restrictions on vehicles.

He made the announcement at an IMF conference in Anuradhapura.