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Budget 2018
Feb 05, 2018 02:27 AM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

Budget 2018: Imported mobile phones, cars, footwear to get costlier

The government has hiked customs duty on numerous consumer goods.

Imported smartphones are now more expensive by 5%, with the government raising the customs duty to 15% from 10%.
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Imported smartphones are now more expensive by 5%, with the government raising the customs duty to 15% from 10%.

Customs on imported cars (completely knocked down kits) has been hiked to 15% from 10%. Trucks and buses (completely built units) are also now more expensive by 5%.
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Customs on imported cars (completely knocked down kits) has been hiked to 15% from 10%. Trucks and buses (completely built units) are also now more expensive by 5%.

Custom duty on footwear has been hiked to 20% from 10%.
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Custom duty on footwear has been hiked to 20% from 10%.

Perfumes, toiletries and other beauty products are now double their earlier price, with the government raising customs duty from 10% percent to 20%.
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Perfumes, toiletries and other beauty products are now double their earlier price, with the government raising customs duty from 10% percent to 20%.

Customs duty on cigarette lighters has been raised to 20% from 10%.
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Customs duty on cigarette lighters has been raised to 20% from 10%.

Customs duty on all juices have been hiked. Customs duty on orange juice has been raised to 35% from 30%. Other juices are now more expensive by 20%, since customs duty has been raised to 50%.
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Customs duty on all juices have been hiked. Customs duty on orange juice has been raised to 35% from 30%. Other juices are now more expensive by 20%, since customs duty has been raised to 50%.

Customs duty on cashews has been cut to 2.5% from 5%, in a bid to protect the domestic cashew processing industry.
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Customs duty on cashews has been cut to 2.5% from 5%, in a bid to protect the domestic cashew processing industry.

The government has eliminated customs duty on solar tempered glass.
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The government has eliminated customs duty on solar tempered glass.

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