National Budget 2018-19: Prices up, prices down

Published : 07 Jun 2018, 16:15

Sahos Desk

Finance Minister AMA Muhith today proposed changes to duties on different products, which will result in increase and decrease in their prices.

So far, we have got the following items and this list will be updated.

Prices up:

Coffee, Green Tea, sugar confectionary, imported mobile and other battery charger, UPS/IPS (capacity up to 2,000 VA), voltage stabilizer (capacity up to 2,000 VA), automatic circuit breakers, lamp-holders, used/old vehicle and bicycle.

E-commerce, online shopping, energy drinks, cosmetics and beauty product items like lipstick, nail polish, body lotion, toiletries, perfumes (except attar), body sprays and similar items, cigarette and bidi, bathtubs, zacuji and shower trays, polythene and plastic bags, small size flat, furniture, garment products. 

Prices Down:

Raw material of active pharmaceutical ingredient, refrigerator, air-conditioner and compressor, locally assembled cellular phone, hybrid motor car, raw material of motorcycle, tyre and tube, software, ball point pen and filled milk powder, school bus, medium sized flat, loaf, bread, buns, handmade biscuits and handmade cakes up to Tk 100 per kg, Erythropoietin, medical treatment required for cancer and kidney diseases, sandals and slippers.

Source: thedailystar

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