ipad in israel - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • daniele
    • 15.04.10 | 10:01 (IDT)

    The only reason Custom blocked the ipad is because - as usual - they want to earn as much as they can from the import of new devices. I come from an european country and I can tell you that the average price of hitech products is higher in Israel than in Europe; and I am not looking at USA where prices are much lower!!! It is the same old story (as for cars...vat 90% of car's value!) the custom and the government use the fact that Israel is a country with no exit/entrance except for the airport and the 2 ports to create a close environment and make the citizens pay much higher costs for any product. I bought my laptop in italy for 1.300? in israel costed 1.600.... why?

    from the article: Why has Israel banned the iPad?
    First published 02:08 15.04.10 | Last updated 09:04 15.04.10
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