Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/08/02

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Currency exchange rates: was Glass of water ...
From: Donal Philby <>
Date: Sun, 02 Aug 1998 20:03:10 -0700

George Huczek wrote:
>  How soon will such currency decline
> translate into higher prices on imported camera equipment?  Generally
> speaking, how long does it take for camera prices to respond to such
> downward currency fluctuations?

Have you noticed any price reductions in Japanese equipment?  I haven't.
I suspect the dealers have, based on the rate for the yen, or at least
the distributors, but we aren't seeing any.  Profit taking.  

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Donal Philby
San Diego