Budget 2018: What is cheaper and expensive?

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday presented the Budget 2018-19 where the spotlight was on the farmers, senior citizens and health sector. Some of the commodities includ`ing imported cars, motorcycles, perfumes will have hiked custom duties, whereas, raw cashew nuts, Solar tempered glass will become cheaper.

The following is a list of imported items that will become costlier:

* Cars and motorcycles

* Mobile phones

* Silver

* Gold

* Vegetable, fruit juices, including orange and cranberry

* Sunglasses

* Miscellaneous food preparations other than soya protein

* Perfumes and toilet waters

* Sunscreen, suntan, manicure, pedicure preparations

* Preparations for oral dental hygiene, denture fixative pastes and powders; dental floss

* Pre-shave, shaving or after-shave preparations,

* Deodorants, bath preparations, depilatories, perfumery

* Scent sprays and similar toilet sprays

* Truck and Bus radial tyres

* Silk Fabrics

* Footwear

* Coloured gemstones

* Diamonds

* Imitation jewellery

* Smart watches/wearable devices

* LCD/ LED TV panels

* Furniture

* Mattresses

* Lamps

* Wrist watches, pocket watches, clocks

* Tricycles, scooters, pedal cars, wheeled toys, dolls carriages, dolls, toys, puzzles of all kinds

* Video game consoles

* Articles and equipment for sports or outdoor games, swimming pools and paddling pools

* Cigarette and other lighters, candles

* Kites

* edible/vegetable oils such as olive oil, groundnut oil

The following is the list of imported items that will become cheaper:

* Raw cashew nuts

* Solar tempered glass or solar tempered glass used for manufacture solar panels/modules

* Raw materials, parts or accessories used in making cochlear implants

* Select capital goods and electronics such as ball screws and linear motion guides.


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