In India, earlier the app store prices were changed in January 2017.Indians are now getting a minimum of Rs 89 on app and in-app purchases. Will have to be charged
Apple has increased app store prices in five other countries, including India, such as Brazil, Colombia, Indonesia, Russia and South Africa. These new prices may apply in the next few days, after which apps and in-app purchases from the App Store will have to pay a higher price.
To reflect the new prices of the apps, the company has provided an updated price chart to the developers. The company said that the price increase will be shown in the Price and Availability section of My Apps on the Apple Developer Portal.
According to the announcement made through the Apple Developer website, the increase in the prices of the App Store will be equal to two percent in addition to the existing Goods and Service Tax, which was currently 18 percent for India. In addition to India, the revised Apple App Store prices in Indonesia include a 10 percent value-added-tax effect for developers located outside the country.
Apple clarified on the increase
The company reported that, “When tax or foreign exchange rates change, we sometimes need to update prices on the App Store.” Updated price chart to show developers an increase in prices for their particular application Have been provided. These changes will be reflected in the Price and Availability section on the Apple Developer Portal. Apple also stated that developers’ income will be calculated based on the tax-exclusive price. The company said that you can, at any time, price your app and in-app purchases (including auto-renewable subscriptions) in the App Store Connect. can change. If you offer a subscription, you can reserve prices for existing customers.
Indians now get 89 rupees. Will have to pay minimum charge
App and in-app purchases in India through the App Store will now be charged a minimum of Rs 89. This is more than the minimum fee of Rs 80 earlier.
At present no announcement of the date of introduction of new prices
Apple has not provided any information about whether it will adjust the prices of its services including Apple Music, Apple TV Plus and iCloud. The increased price will be applied for.
Prices were also increased in India in 2017
However, this is not the first time Apple has updated App Store prices for certain countries. Last year, the company specifically revised prices in Japan due to an increase in the concession tax rate. Exchange due to Brexit In the UK it was also increased at a rate of 25 per cent due to a steep drop in the rate. In addition, in January 2017, Apple had last revised the App Store prices in India.