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#270437 9-May-2020 22:06
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Amazon used to ship small items for around $5-10 USD to NZ.

I haven’t looked in a while at Amazon but an SD card seems to cost upwards of $25 USD to ship to NZ. When did this start happening and why???

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  #2479988 9-May-2020 23:15
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Freight prices have gone through the roof, I assume they relied on passenger planes to transport a lot of it. Those are now no longer flying. 


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  #2479999 10-May-2020 00:23
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This would be called Supply and demand issue.





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  #2480067 10-May-2020 06:54
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Froglotion:

Freight prices have gone through the roof, I assume they relied on passenger planes to transport a lot of it. Those are now no longer flying. 



Yip. The government are spending hundreds of millions on freight subsidies to get export goods to market.

They aren't so interested in your trinkets from Amazon.

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  #2480068 10-May-2020 07:00
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Please tell me you have heard of COVID-19 and how borders are closed around the world? Surely you could of put 2 & 2 together and got 4


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