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This Page Updated
21st October 2016

 

THE HIDDEN COST OF BUYING TAKAHASHI
PRODUCTS FROM OVERSEAS SUPPLIERS

Those who are thinking of buying TAKAHASHI products from Overseas should consider the hidden costs involved.

Here are a few examples:

TAKAHASHI TOA-130NFB OTA
Sold in the U.S. for
 USD $6,950.00  (AUD $9,652.00)*
 
Australian buyers would have to add the following Import costs:
+ International Air Freight to Australia: $300
+ GST: $995
+ Brokerage and Shipping Agent Fees - $250

Approximate Final Price if bought from the US: AUD $11,198.00

By comparison we sell the TOA-130NFB for AUD $10,600.00

* (Calculated at Bank AUD/USD Selling Rate of 0.72)


TAKAHASHI TOA-130NS OTA
Sold in the U.S. for
 USD $6,300.00  (AUD $8,750.00)*
 
Australian buyers would have to add the following Import costs:
+ International Air Freight to Australia: $250
+ GST: $900
+ Brokerage and Shipping Agent Fees - $250

Approximate Final Price if bought from the US: AUD $10,150.00

By comparison we sell the TOA-130NS for AUD $8,990.00

* (Calculated at Bank AUD/USD Selling Rate of 0.72)


TAKAHASHI Mewlon-250CRS
Sold in the U.S. for USD $9,420.00  (AUD $13,083.00)*
 Australian buyers would have to add the following Import costs:
+ International Air Freight to Australia: $250
+ GST: $1,333
+ Brokerage and Shipping Agent Fees - $250

Approximate Final Price if bought from the US: AUD $14,916.00

By comparison we sell the Mewlon-250CRS for AUD $12,130.00

 

* (Calculated at Bank AUD/USD Selling Rate of 0.72)

NB: The Bank Selling Rate for any particular currency is always several points lower than the actual Exchange Rate for that Currency.
This is how Banks make profit on International Telegraphic Transfers - This is the rate at which we are charged when making T/T payments.

For more information please contact AEC

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