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Old 01-29-2009, 09:34 AM   #83
Joe Bar
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Originally Posted by WoodWorks
Perhaps, but US$79 for customs? And if it's true that the price minus VAT is more like 105, that makes it even worse! Buncha usurious bastiges.

Not sure if it's been introduced yet, but the US are raising the import duty on a number of goods categories from the EU to 100%. The reason is the EU will not accpet imports of US beef from cattle that has been given growth hormones.

Possibly the reason for the price hike.
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