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  •   Home > News > Politics

    Expect to fork out a bit more for gifts this Christmas

    Expect to fork out a bit more for gifts this Christmas


    Freight prices around the world are up by over 280 percent ... compared with this time last year.

    The US is opening up the Los Angeles port 24/7 to alleviate pressure on the supply chain ... while G7 finance ministers agree to work together to address the issue.

    Retail NZ Chief Executive Greg Harford expects the costs to continue to flow onto consumers.

    He says they're seeing more price increases in the months to come.

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