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

Last updated on: July 05, 2019 21:32 IST

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.

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