GST is set to rise in all states, but states have until July to increase their levy from 5.5% to 6% in order to cover inflation.
In India, the state of Haryana has increased its GST from 6% to 7% over the past few years.
In 2019, the GST in India is set at 6.5%.
The state of Maharashtra, the country’s most populous, is set for a 5.2% increase, while the state-wise levy on petrol is expected to rise from 3% to 5%.
In 2019, India had a gross domestic product of $8.9 trillion, or almost 70% of the world’s GDP.