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Union Budget 2018: Full list – what’s costlier, what’s cheaper

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budgetUnion Finance Minister Arun Jaitley tabled the Union Budget 2018 in the Parliament on Thursday (Feb 1). Here is the full list of items that will be costlier or cheaper after implementation of this budget:

Full list of what’s getting costlier as per Union Budget 2018:

1. Footwear

2. Vegetable and fruit juices, including orange and cranberry

3. Sunglasses

4. Miscellaneous food preparations other than soya protein

5. Perfumes and toilet waters

6. Coloured gemstones

7. Diamonds

8. Imitation jewelry

9. Smart watches/wearable devices

10. LCD/ LED TV panels

11. Cars and motorcycles

12. Mobile phones

13. Silver

14. Gold

15. Sunscreen, suntan, manicure, pedicure preparations

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

17. Pre-shave, shaving or after-shave preparations,

18. Deodorants, bath preparations, depilatories, perfumery

19. Scent sprays and similar toilet sprays

20. Truck and Bus radial tyres

21. Silk Fabrics

22. Furniture

23. Mattresses

24. Lamps

25. Wrist watches, pocket watches, clocks

26. Tricycles, scooters, pedal cars, wheeled toys, dolls’ carriages, dolls, toys, puzzles of all kinds

27. Video game consoles

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

29. Cigarette and other lighters, candles

30. Kites

31. Edible/vegetable oils such as olive oil, groundnut oil

Full list of what’s getting cheaper as per Union Budget 2018:

1. Raw cashew nuts

2. Solar tempered glass or solar tempered glass used for manufacture solar panels/modules

3. Raw materials, parts or accessories used in making cochlear implants

4. Select capital goods and electronics such as ball screws, linear motion guides and CNC systems for manufacture of all types of CNC machine tools

5. Articles of stone containing magnesite, dolomite or chromite

6. Bricks, blocks, tiles and other ceramic goods of siliceous fossil meals or of similar siliceous earths

7. Motor spirit commonly known as petrol (decreases to Rs 4.48 per litre from Rs 6.48 per litre)

8. High speed diesel oil (decreases to Rs 6.33 per litre from Rs 8.33 per litre)

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Sreya Basu

Sreya is based in Kolkata. She is a Senior Editor of Big Wire.

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