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The coconut industry in Sri Lanka : an analysis of government intervention measures

De Silva, Hewa Willaddarege Sumiththapala

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The coconut industry occupies an important position in the economy of Sri Lanka. In addition to being a staple food item, it is the biggest land user, the third highest foreign exchange earner and an important source of government tax revenue. Since independence the government has intervened substantially in the industry, through price subsidies and trade policies such as export bans, restrictions and duties. The apparent objectives of government intervention have been to boost...[Show more]

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Date published: 1979
Type: Thesis (Masters)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/131963

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