This barrier is unrelated to the end of the transition period, following the United Kingdom's departure from the EU.


New tariff on cars exported to Sri Lanka

in Sri Lanka

Trade barrier summary

This affects UK companies exporting cars to Sri Lanka. The Sri Lankan government has changed the tariff on imported cars. In addition to the 'unit rate' scheme, which classifies cars according to engine size, they are now also taxed by value. Cars worth more than 3.5 million rupees attract an additional levy.

Sectors affected

  • Automotive



Date reported

19 December 2019

Last updated

18 December 2020

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