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Import ban on apparel items, tiles relaxed

  • Cosmetics, perfumes, ACs, freezers and washing machines also included

The Government has relaxed the import ban on several items including apparel and clothing accessories, tiles and ceramics, cosmetics and perfumes, air conditioners, freezers, and washing machines.

State Minister of Finance Ranjith Siyambalapitiya stated that a gazette notification has been published announcing the decision.

Accordingly, the import restrictions imposed on these items had been relaxed with effect from Wednesday (23).