International Monetary Relations

Select a U.S. multinational company and respond to the following questions:

In terms of currency denomination, describe how the firm prices its revenues and costs.
For MNE’s with multiple foreign operations, consider any two of those operations and the contribution they are making to the parent firm’s profits.
What means do they use to hedge against exchange rate risk?
Using this information, what do you think would be the effect of increases/decreases in the dollarexchange value on the firm profitability?
Be sure to show all applicable work.

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1.TITLE PAGE. Remember the Running head: AND TITLE IN ALL CAPITALS
2.ABSTRACT. A summary of your paper…not an introduction. Begin writing in third person voice.
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This assignment will be assessed using the rubric provided.

Comments:
An MNE is a multi-national enterprise, a company that has operations in more than one country. When a such a company prices its product, receives its revenues, denominates its costs, and pays its workers and suppliers in terms of US dollars , there is no effect on its revenues or costs when exchange rates change. But when prices and costs are in terms of foriegn currencies, an MNE’s revenues and costs are affected by exchange rate changes. So select the company, describe its activities. State whether it prices its products in $ or a foriegn currency. State whether it pays its suppliers and workers in the currency of the foreign country or dollars.

Assuming that it pays its workers and suppliers in the foreign country’s currency , and receives the foreign currency in payment from its foreign customers, what would happen to the company’s revenues, costs and profits if the foreign currency appreciated ? Explain.

What would happen to the company’s revenues, costs and profits if the foreign currency depreciated ? Explain.

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