Union Budget 2019: What got Costlier, What got Cheaper


    Nation Next Newsroom | Jul 5, 2019 18:21

    Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the first budget of PM Narendra Modi’s newly elected government in the Parliament today (July 5).
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    Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the first budget for 2019-20 of PM Narendra Modi’s newly elected government in the Parliament today (July 5). Here’s a quick look at some of the things, which will be cheaper and some things, which will be costlier to you now!

    What Got Cheaper?

    • Set top Box

    • Electric vehicle

    • Electronic Appliances

    • Import of defense equipment from abroad

    • Wool fibres

    • Inputs for manufacture of artificial kidney and disposable sterlised dialyser

    • Fuels for Nuclear Power Plants

    What Got Costlier?

    • Petrol and Diesel

    • Gold and Silver

    • Cigarettes, Hookah and another tobacco products

    • Imported automobile parts

    • Fully imported cars

    • Optical fibre cable

    • Split air conditioners

    • Loud speakers

    • Digital camera

    • Digital video recorders

    • CCTV cameras

    • Imported plastic

    • Synthetic rubber

    • Cashew kernels

    • Vinyl flooring

    • Raw materials for manufacture of soap

    • Ceramic tiles and wall tiles

    • Imported stainless steel products

    • Newsprint and paper for newspaper and magazines

    • Mountings for furniture