By: Isuru Parakrama
Colombo (LNW): The government will be removing the customs duty concession of Rs. 3 per kilo provided for wheat flour, revealed Finance State Minister Ranjith Siyambalapitiya.
Accordingly, the customs duty of Rs. 3 per kilo on wheat flour will be re-imposed and wheat flour prices will be managed to protect the 90 per cent of subsistence level paddy farmers, he added.
The removal, however, will not affect the price of wheat flour, the Minister pointed out addressing the media after attending an event held in Awissawella yesterday (07).