Economy Working to bring 99% items in sub-18% GST slab: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Updated : December 19, 2018 06:57 AM IST Modi indicated that the 28 percent slab of GST would only be restricted to a few select items, such as luxury goods. The Prime Minister said the effort will be to ensure that 99 percent of all items, including almost all items used by the common man, would be kept at a GST slab of 18 per cent or less. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.