Importation of Temporary Suspended Essential Raw Materials for Production of Goods for Urgent Credible Confirmed Export Orders

Dear Exporters

Reference the Gazette Extraordinary Notifications No 2176/19 dated May 22- 2020 published to amend the regulations stipulated under the Gazette Extraordinary Notifications No 2171/5 dated April 16 - 2020.

A deviation is granted for effective period of the Gazette Extraordinary Notifications No 2171/5 dated April 16, 2020 for schedule I and II in terms of regulation no.6 and therefore, regulations of that gazette shall be effective for shipments made (on board date) from 18.04.2020. However, regulation of the Gazette Extraordinary, Notifications No 2176/19 dated May 22, 2020 shall be effective from 22nd of May 2020 as per regulation No.02 of the Gazette.

The exporters are kindly requested to follow the regulations stipulated in the Gazette Extraordinary Notifications No 2176/19 dated May 22- 2020 in importing essential raw materials for production of value-added products for urgent credible confirmed export orders.

Gazette Extraordinary Notifications No 2176/19 dated May 22- 2020 English | Sinhala

Operating Instructions issued by the Controller General, Department of Export and Import Control

You may contact following EDB officer for any issue to be taken up at the relevant authorities;

Dr. Sanjewa Rathnasekera, Assistant Director, Policy & Strategic Planning - 071 8477760

Ms. Chathuri Pasqual, Assistant Director / Market Development - 077 3124480

Ms. Chathuri Pathmaperuma, Export Promotion Officer / Trade Facilitation and Trade Information - 077 8281052

Mr. Anura Wickramasekara, Deputy Director / Business Support Unit - 071 4056499

Mr. Indrakeerthi SRP, Director - Trade Facilitation & Trade Information - 071 4406119

E-Mail: inkeerthi@edb.gov.lk with a copy to helpdesk@edb.gov.lk

As this situation evolves, we will do our best to support you.

CHAIRMAN
SRI LANKA EXPORT DEVELOPMENT BOARD