Fujifilm have announced plans to increase the price of photographic papers and film in the UK by as much as 20% in a recent letter to dealers.
Managing Director Hiroshi Saigusa said: “To sustain their photo imaging business, Fujifilm have been undertaking intensive structural reforms to reduce fixed costs and improve productivity, and have been absorbing the increasing costs of raw materials used to manufacture films and papers over the past few years. However, the recent soaring costs of such materials as silver and crude oil mean that Fujifilm are no longer able to absorb these costs during the production process.”
Prices will be increased from July 2008 and will range between 10% and 20% depending on the product group.
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