COLOUR PAGE PRINTER COUNTRY ECU France 4,954 Germany 4,777 UK 5,695 Colour page printers are still considered high end, and most models are comparable throughout Europe. As a result, product differentiation is minimal. These printers are cheapest in Germany at Ecu 4,777 and dearest in the UK at Ecu 5,695 - a 19 per cent difference. COLOUR INKJET COUNTRY ECU France 252 Germany 202 UK 265 The prices of colour inkjets in France, Germany and the UK are within Ecu 63 of one another. They are cheapest in Germany at Ecu 202, and dearest in the UK, while in France - even with a VAT of 20.6 per cent - they are still five per cent cheaper than the UK. MONO PAGE PRINTER COUNTRY AVERAGE France 830 Germany 655 UK 1,069 The price variation of mono page printers in France, Germany and the UK is quite dramatic. In Germany, they sell for Ecu 655, France Ecu 830 and the UK Ecu 1,069. These machines can be equipped with network cards, extra Ram, extra trays - all of which affect price - while cheaper models appeal to the SoHo market. Market research firm Context looks at street price variations of PCs and printers in France, Germany and the UK. All prices include local VAT and have been converted into Ecu.
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