Sri Lanka: Taxes on international trade

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 Sri Lanka

Taxes on international trade, percent of total revenue

 Latest value 24.10
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1990 - 2021
 Average 17.43
 Min - Max 10.91 - 26.33
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Sri Lanka from 1990 to 2021. The average value for Sri Lanka during that period was 17.43 percent with a minimum of 10.91 percent in 2001 and a maximum of 26.33 percent in 2020. The latest value from 2021 is 24.1 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 84 countries is 6.16 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Sri Lanka - Taxes on international trade - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Sri Lanka - Taxes on international trade - historical chart - 1990-2021




Definition: Taxes on international trade include import duties, export duties, profits of export or import monopolies, exchange profits, and exchange taxes.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Government spending, percent of GDP 7.15 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 5.32 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -10.20 2022 percent
 Government debt 113.80 2022 percent
 Government expenditure 476.04 Q3/2023 billion
 Tax revenue 7.38 2021 percent
 Commercial tax rate 55.20 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 129 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 36 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 43.93 2021 percent
 Taxes on international trade 24.10 2021 percent
 Income and profits taxes 19.54 2021 percent
 Foreign aid 153.96 2021 million U.S. dollars
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