What's cheaper and what's costlier: Here's how Nirmala Sitharaman's Budget will affect you

What's cheaper and what's costlier: Here's how Nirmala Sitharaman's Budget will affect you

NEW DELHI: an outsized number of things including cigarettes and chewing tobacco along side imported products like edible oils, fans, table, footwear, electric vehicles, tableware, kitchenware, toys and furniture are set to become costlier thanks to a hike in taxes proposed within the Union allow 2020-21.

On the opposite hand, newsprint, sports goods and microphones will become cheaper as minister of finance Nirmala Sitharaman proposed a discount in duties on these things within the allow 2020-21.

Here's an inventory of imported items which will become costlier following the announcements within the Budget:

Butter ghee, butter oil, edible oils, spread 

Whey, meslin, maize, sugar beet seeds, preserved potato

Chewing gum, dietary soya fibre, isolated soya protein

Walnuts (shelled)

Footwear, shavers, hair clippers, hair-removing appliances

Tableware, kitchenware, water filters, glassware

Household articles of porcelain or china

Rubies, emeralds, sapphires, rough coloured gemstones


Hand sieves and hand riddles

Combs, hairpins, curling pins, curling grips, hair curlers

Table fans, ceiling fans and pedestal fans

Portable blowers

Water heaters and immersion heaters

Hair dryers, hand drying apparatus and electric irons

Food grinders, ovens, cookers, cooking plates, boiling rings, grillers and roasters

Coffee and tea makers and toasters

Electro-thermic fluid heaters, devices for repelling insects and electric heating resistors

Furniture, lamps and lighting fittings

Toys, stationery item, artificial flowers, bells, gongs, statuettes, trophies

Printed Circuit Board Assembly (PCBA) of cellular mobile phones, display board and touch assembly, fingerprint readers to be used in cellular mobile phones

The government has proposed to hike the excise duty on cigarettes, hookah, chewing tobacco, jarda scented tobacco and tobacco extracts and essence.

The government has proposed to scale back the customs on the import of the subsequent items:

Pure-bred breeding horses

Newsprint C

Sports goods


Electric vehicles