Sri Lanka’s Import Banned Electronics during COVID19

Electronic items such as Laptops, mobile phones etc are in general not banned. However, there is a large delay at TRC due to extensive documentation checks which has created a backlog in clearance process.

Also, below items are importable only under credit facilities. Extracted from : Gazette Extraordinary No. 2176/19′, Dated 22 May 2020

Credit Purchase only Items
Television cameras
Digital cameras and video camera recorders
Radio remote control apparatus
Pocket-size radio cassette-players
Parabolic antennas and parabolic reflector dishes for satellite television reception
Burglar or fire alarms and similar apparatus
Indicator panels incorporating liquid crystal devices (LCD) or light-emitting diodes (LED)
Electric Call Bells
Fuses
Automatic circuit breakers
Holders for fluorescent lamps and starters
12v, DC fluorescent lamps (straight tubes as well as compact types)
Mercury or sodium vapour lamps; metal halide lamps
Diodes, other than photosensitive or light-emitting diodes
C – Transistors, other than photosensitive transistors