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I was also wondering that and searching internet about it and I found a detailed research about the LEGO prices in http://www.realityprose.com/what-happened-with-lego/ It is seen that price per brick is variable but e.g. in 2011 it is said that it was like 12 cents. However, there is more detailed and interesting information at the link above.
Some resources for your project: A similar question here: Where are LEGO parts made? Some official history that also covers the expansion to new markets: http://www.lego.com/en-gb/AboutUs/lego-group/the_lego_history/2010 Also check the list of countries where the official online store ships orders and search the internet for "official LEGO distributor in ...
There is no official production cost information that I'm aware of. There's cost related to research, set design, mold making, the actual plastic pellets, packaging, shipping, marketing. Then there's money coming in from video games, and they might actually lose money on the theme parks. Some of the inventory is sold at discounted prices, some might be ...
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