Japanese importers profiteering by exploiting devalued Yen

Started May 17, 2013 | Discussions thread
inasir1971
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Re: Japanese importers profiteering by exploiting devalued Yen
In reply to inasir1971, May 19, 2013

Most Nikon DSLRs are manufactured in Thailand; only the D800/E and D4 are made in Japan. Even the D800/E was originally intended for Thai production but due to damage to the plant during the flooding in Thailand, production was changed to Japan.

http://www.pcauthority.com.au/Gallery/291358,factory-tour-inside-nikons-camera-plant.aspx/1

Nikon lenses are currently made in Japan, Thailand, and China. It may surprise some to learn that even lenses like the AF-S 70-200/4 VR, AF-S 24-120/4 VR, and AF-S 105/2.8 VR are made outside Japan (Thailand in this case).

http://www.photosynthesis.co.nz/nikon/serialno.html

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