Joe Subich, W4TV wrote:
>> But.. say a year ago, when the Euro/Dollar rate was roughly 1:1, the
>> shipping and import duty (5-8%, I think) would make the SteppIR more
>> expensive than the Ultrabeam.
> Euro/Dollar have not been at parity for more than four years -
> closest they have come is $1.16/EUR in November 2005.
You're right.. I was just thinking back to more years ago (02,03)...
> Be careful though that you are comparing apples and apples ... the
> Ultrabeam price probably includes 15 - 20% VAT (sales tax charged
> within the EU). Export prices should be about 15% lower.
Excellent point.. But I think that an EU buyer would be paying Italian
import duty AND the VAT on an imported SteppIR... (or maybe not...)
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