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Bulletin no. 040 July 24, 2008

Standard or First Class Letter Rates in 11 Countries

2008 20 g rate
Domestic in Fully Liberalized
Rate Currency CAD$ Domestic Market?
Finland 0.70 eur $1.08 Yes
Italy 0.60 eur $0.94 No
Sweden 5.50 sek $0.92 Yes
Austria 0.55 eur $0.86 No
France 0.55 eur $0.86 No
Germany 0.55 eur $0.86 Yes
New Zealand 0.50 nzd $0.39 Yes
Japan 80.0 yen $0.77 No
United Kingdom 0.36 gbp $0.71 Yes
Canada 0.52 cad $0.52 No

United States*0.42 usd $0.42 No
Sources: Universal Currency Converter, 5/25/08; Postage rates worldwide,; United Nations: World Population Prospects 2006