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iPhone 4S Launches In Brazil Today With Jaw-Dropping 47% Import Tax Attached

iPhone 4S Launches In Brazil Today With Jaw-Dropping 47% Import Tax Attached

For all of the talk of Foxconn opening a factory in Brazil to churn out iPhones and iPads, here’s the big, overlooked reason that Brazilian Apple fans need their devices to be built locally: 46.76% of any Apple device’s cost in Brazil is made up of crazy import taxes.

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