Advocata collaborated with food media website Yamu to produce this video that calculate the tax of a butter cake. The calculations are elaborated on our interactive page.
This is to highlight the high impact of import tariffs on everyday food items and how much of the import tax forms as a proportion of the sales price.
Find out more about Advocata's research on food taxes.
Adocata resident fellow Ravi Ratnasabapathy introduced Advocata's food tax tracker on news first and spoke about how food taxes are making things expensive for ordinary Sri Lankans.