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.
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
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