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Potato News from Sri Lanka

The Sri Lankan government announced today that the import taxes on big onions and potatoes have been increased with effect from midnight Monday. The import taxes have been increased under a directive from the President to maintain a reasonable price t...
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
The Sri Lankan government has decided to impose a special tax on imported potatoes.
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
In Sri Lanka, the Seetha Eliya Agriculture Research Station has taken measures to increase the local potato seed production to increase the local potato crop, said research officer in charge M.M. Nugaliyadda. She said that most farmers refuse to culti...
Friday, September 16, 2011
The Cooperatives and Internal Trade Ministry of Sri Lanka said today that import taxes on several food items have been increased. The Ministry has said the taxes on big onions, potatoes and garlic have been increased. Taxes on a kilo of potatoes have ...
Friday, August 19, 2011
The Sri Lankan government has decided to increase the import tax on potatoes from Rs 20 to 30, International Monetary Cooperation Minister Dr. Sarath Amunugama has said. The price of potatoes has gone down in local markets and the farmers complain tha...
Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Sri Lanka Minister of Cooperatives and Internal Trade Johnston Fernando says that the local potato farmers will be guaranteed a reasonable price for their product.
Sunday, February 20, 2011