First stock of imported eggs to reach Sri Lanka this weekend

(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) –The first consignment of imported eggs is scheduled to arrive in Sri Lanka this weekend.

The stock of 02 million eggs has been procured by Sri Lanka State Trading Corporation (STC).

Accordingly, the shipment will reach the island this weekend, after departing India tomorrow (Feb. 24).

In the meantime, it is reported that the special commodity levy imposed on imported eggs has been revised.

The Finance Ministry mentioned that the levy was reduced to Rs. 50 to Rs. 1 for a period of three months.

The revised levy is effective from February 21.

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