Apple has announced that App Store app prices and in-app purchases is
rising in the following countries due to foreign
exchange rate fluctuations and taxation policy changes
in India, Turkey, and the United Kingdom.
Apple has announced that App Store app prices and in-app purchases is rising in the following countries due to foreign exchange rate fluctuations and taxation policy changes in India, Turkey, and the United Kingdom.
In the United
Kingdom, app prices will increase by 25% due to the fluctuating foreign
exchange rates with weak pound exchange rate after the Brexit vote. That
is an app sold for $0.99 in the US will now cost £0.99 in the UK, increased
up from £0.79.
While in
India, a service tax of 14% along with levies of 0.5% were introduced by the
government from December 1, 2016. Likewise in Romania, the Tax rate has
increased from 19% to 20%.

Apple says
that the new increased prices will roll out to the App Store within the
next seven days.