RUSH IS ON
TIME IS RUNNING OUT and Barbadians are rushing to buy high-priced consumer items that are expected to cost significantly more in a matter of days.
With less than 48 hours to go before implementation of the ten per cent National Social Responsibility Levy (NSRL), the main anchor of Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler’s austerity Budget measures, consumers are trying to grab what savings they can.
From cars, which are expected to rise in price by as much as $60 000 on some high-priced models, to large electrical appliances and hardware items, consumers, wary about how far their disposable income will take them after July, are leaving nothing to chance. (GE)
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