Special tax to be imposed on imported ready-made garments
A special tax will be imposed on imported ready-made garments from 01 April, 2021, State Minister Dayasiri Jayasekera said.
He said the decision is being taken in order to protect the local ready-made garment industry.
Steps will be taken to completely suspend ready-made garments imported for less cost from next year.
State Minister Jayasekera said the Government is looking at an increase of tax from Rs. 200 to Rs. 450 through this program.