The government has issued a gazette notification relaxing the import restrictions imposed on more than 300 items including electronic equipment, sanitaryware and food items.

The relaxation of import restrictions came into effect on June 09, 2023.

The communiqué was issued by President Ranil Wickremesinghe, in his capacity as the Minister of Finance, Economic Stabilization & National Policies, pursuant to the powers vested in him under the Imports and Exports (Control) Act No. 01 of 1969.

This gazette notification, published on the Treasury website, further amends the regulations published in the Gazette Extraordinary No. 2312/78 dated January 01, 2023.

Gazette Extraordinary 09 June 2023 – Relaxing Import Restrictions

Govt notification issued amending imports and exports regulations