We have been informed by Department of Foreign Exchange, Central Bank of Sri Lanka that, with effect from 10th of October 2018, Authorized Dealers are not permitted to release foreign exchange which involves convention of Sri Lankan Rupees for making payments for the importation of non-essential consumer goods as specified in the attached circular.
Please refer Annex I under the advance payment (Cash –in – Advance) terms.
Authorized Dealers should apprise customers on this requirement and required to comply with this direction until further notice.
Import Section of The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce
No. 50, Nawam Mawatha, Colombo 2, Sri Lanka
Tel Direct:+94 11 5588871, 5588898
(Gen) 2-421745-7, 5-588800
Fax:+ 94 11 2449352