Items To Become Expensive From April 1

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New Delhi: As the new fiscal year will start from April 1, there are certain daily needs items that are set to burn a hole in your pocket. With new financial year, the proposals introduced by the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his speech before the parliament would be implemented. Following is the list of items that would become expensive starting from April 1.

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
Motorcycles, 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

How much the price increase would be?

The price hike related to some certain items are listed as follows:
Prices of TV will increase 5%
Mobile phones will increase 5%
Silver prices will increase by 3%
Footwear prices will increase by 5%
Phone’s battery’s prices will also increase by 5%
Gold prices will witness an increase of 3%

However, there may be certain commodities that will become cheaper, they are, Raw cashew will have lower prices as the custom duty on the same has been lower by 2.5%
Prices of petrol and diesel to be dropped by Rs 2 after reduction in excise duty
Solar tempered glass. Raw materials used in making cochlear implants.

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