As it is obvious, we are in the same
situation as Harman.
For the last 4-5 months we are experiencing dramatic increase of almost all material costs as well as energy costs.
We have certain stock of already produced b/w films and papers, so we decided to keep our price level for at least several months
To our knowledge one of the major reasons for recent silver price increase is that China reduced export of silver
and also of many rare metals.
China being one of the largest producer of silver can influence significantly on silver prices.