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USPS® Prices increase January 27, 2019

Posted: Thu Oct 11, 2018 2:22 pm
by Eric
USPS® Price Change 2019

The United States Postal Service price changes will take effect Jan. 27, 2019[/url].

The prices, approved by the Governors of the Postal Service, raise Mailing Services product prices approximately 2.5 percent. Shipping Services price increases vary by product. For example, Priority Mail Express will increase 3.9 percent and Priority Mail will increase 5.9 percent. Although Mailing Services price increases are based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI), Shipping Services prices are primarily adjusted according to market conditions. The Governors believe these new rates will keep the Postal Service competitive while providing the agency with needed revenue.

The new prices will include a 5-cent increase in the price of a First-Class Mail Forever stamp, from 50 cents to 55 cents. The single-piece additional ounce price will be reduced to 15 cents, so a 2-ounce stamped letter, such as a typical wedding invitation, will cost less to mail, decreasing from 71 cents to 70 cents.

Click on a link below for a summary of price changes and the complete list of changes:

2019 Price Change Fact Sheet

Summary of Price Changes

A complete list of the price changes are noted in the Notice 123