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Old December 17th, 2008, 01:59 PM
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Default Re: Nakhla Light Apple

Originally Posted by Hajo Flettner View Post
Thanks for showing me why I like HP so much. This is the sort of thing I want to know but can't find out anywhere else. I suppose i'll have to shell out for the higher prices of jared Nahkla.

As to price I that in large measure it's based on what the local market can bare and of course, excise taxes/tarrifs. Clearly Egypt has a much lower per capita income then the U.S. (although not for long it seems) so the distributors/vendors charge what they think they can get away with.
taxes and shipping do play a huge role in it though, just look at the US, tobacco products range a lot, marborls are like 3.50 and skoal is about 4.50 from my home town in va where as up in mass your paying 8-9 bucks for each of those.

shipping across the atlantic is going to be a big part of it too plus if course there are going to be huge fees for import and export with tobacco in the amount.

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