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Union budget 2018: what’s cheaper or more expensive from Cars to cellphones

Union budget 2018: what’s cheaper or more expensive from Cars to cellphones

Mobile phones, motorcycles, and cars, perfumes, fruit juices, and footwear are among the few items that will end up being costlier after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday increased the customs duties on them in Union Budget 2018-19.

Select things, for example, imported raw cashew nuts, solar tempered glass and raw materials and adornments of cochlear implants will wind up being cheaper with the government decreasing import duties on these things.

Here's a rundown of imported things that will wind up plainly 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, nail treatment, pedicure preparations

* Preparations for oral dental cleanliness, denture fixative, glues, and powders; dental floss

* Pre-shave, shaving or facial cleanser preparations,

* Deodorants, shower preparations, depilatories, perfumery

* Scent sprays and comparable toilet sprays

* Truck and Bus radial tires

* Silk Fabrics

* Footwear

* Colored gemstones

* Diamonds

* Imitation jewelry

* Smart watches/wearable gadgets

* LCD/LED TV boards

* Furniture

* Mattresses

* Lamps

* Wrist watches, pocket watches, clocks

* Tricycles, bikes, pedal cars, wheeled toys, dolls', carriages, dolls, toys, puzzles of different sorts

* Video game consoles

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

* Cigarette and other lighters, candles

* Kites

* Edible/vegetable oils, for example, olive oil, groundnut oil

Here's a rundown of imported things that will wind up plainly less expensive:

* Raw cashew nuts

* Solar safety glass or Solar tempered glass utilized for manufacture solar panels/modules

* Raw materials, parts or accessories utilized as a part of making cochlear implants

* Select capital merchandise and gadgets, for example, ball screws and linear motion guides.