Rediff.com  » Business » Budget 2019: What's costlier, what's cheaper

Budget 2019: What's costlier, what's cheaper

Source: PTI
Last updated on: July 05, 2019 21:32 IST
Get Rediff News in your Inbox:

A large number of items including petrol, diesel, gold, silver, cigarettes, fully-imported cars and split air conditioners will become more expensive due to hike in taxes, as proposed by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the Union Budget for 2019-20.

IMAGE: People watch Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman tabling the Union Budget 2019-20, on TV sets at a showroom in Kolkata. Photograph: PTI Photo
 

Following is a list of items that will become costlier:

             > Petrol and diesel

             > Cigarettes, hookah and chewing tobacco

             > Gold and silver

             > Fully-imported cars

             > Split air-conditioners

             > Loudspeakers

             > Digital video recorders

             > Imported books

             > CCTV cameras

             > Cashew kernels

             > Imported plastics

             > Raw materials for manufacture of soap

             > Vinyl flooring, tiles

             > Optical fibre

             > Ceramic tiles and wall tiles

             > Imported stainless steel products

             > Imported auto parts

             > Newsprint and paper for newspaper and magazines

             > Marble slabs

             > Mountings for furniture

Following is the list of items that will become cheaper:

             > Electric vehicle components

             > Camera module and charger of mobile phones

             > Set top box

             > Import of defence equipment, not manufactured in India.

Get Rediff News in your Inbox:
Source: PTI© Copyright 2020 PTI. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PTI content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent.
SHARE THIS STORY 

Moneywiz Live!