Will the price of computers rise by 5%-6% as the rupee value goes downYesterday, rupee hit an all-time low of 58.77 against dollar. This sharp fall of 5.10% will spur the prices of almost all products. It will especially affect the prices of laptops and desktops as well as all computer components that are imported from foreign countries like Taiwan.
Companies have stated that the industry profits are so thin that this change will reflect in the prices. The new prices will hit the market in the next 2-5 weeks. The companies claim that the cost incurred will be escalated by up to 10% and hence, no more discounts and EMIs can be sustained.
The prices of laptops and desktops are expected to increase by 5%-6%. Will this affect your purchase plans?