Ministerial Consultative Committee on Trade agreed yesterday (01) to present to Parliament an order containing an amendment to the Cess applicable to the export of goods under the Sri Lanka Export Development Act.
This order under the Sri Lanka Export Development Act was published by the Minister of Trade in an Extraordinary Gazette Notification dated 21st January 2021. Special Gazette Notification No. 2210/9 issued by the Minister of Trade on Cess under Section 14 (1) of the Sri Lanka Export Development Act No. 40 of 1972 has amended the Cess applicable to exports.
The Ministerial Consultative Committee on Trade Affairs met under the chairmanship of Hon. Minister of Trade Bandula Gunawardena in Parliament yesterday (01). Hon. Members of Parliament Rohana Dissanayake, Nalin Fernando, and Marjan Faleel were also present at the meeting.
Accordingly, this order is due to be presented in the Parliament for approval.
This gazette notification can be downloaded from the following Weblink –