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Probably not, though if the trend in fuel and energy prices continues that may come to dominate the equation even for those things. The other thing is working capital - if it takes 6 weeks to ship and clear customs you will have a lot of capital tied up and that has an additional cost as well.



True, but that is also a competitive advantage to these large companies. They can afford to have the capital tied up where smaller competitors can't.




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