App Store increases prices in Nigeria, South Africa, other countries

TECHDIGEST – App marketplace developed and maintained by Apple Inc. App Store has announced an increment in prices in Egypt, South Africa, and other countries.

In a blog post seen by Ripples Nigeria on Monday, Apple confirmed the increment would start on February 13.

The tech giant disclosed that the hike was due to shifts in taxes and foreign exchange rates.

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“On February 13, 2023, prices of apps and in-app purchases (excluding auto-renewable subscriptions) on the App Store will increase in Colombia, Egypt, Hungary, Nigeria, Norway, South Africa, and the United Kingdom,” Apple stated.

Ripples Nigeria gathered that prices in Uzbekistan would decrease to reflect a reduced value-added tax rate, and prices on the App Store in Ireland, Luxembourg, Singapore, and Zimbabwe won’t change.

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