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    of inflation in Thailand would most likely affect Blades in a positive manner. Generally, if a country’s inflation increases it drives the consumers and corporations of that country to buy more goods overseas, thus Blades’ sales should 2. Anticipated inflation favors Blades. If the inflation in Thailand increases both, the U.S. and Thailand firms would be forced to raise their prices in order to maintain the profit margin. Since Blades’ cost of goods sold in Thailand is relatively small

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    diversión como el caso de Blades en contraste con, por ejemplo, un productor de alimentos? Es decir, realice una microevaluación del riesgo político para Blades, Inc. De acuerdo a lo señalado en el caso, 2. ¿Piensa que el riesgo financiero asociado con Tailandia es mayor o menor para un fabricante de productos de diversión como Blades en contraste con, por ejemplo, un productor de alimentos? Es decir, realice una microevaluación del riesgo financiero para Blades, Inc. ¿Piensa que un fabricante

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    1) What are the advantages Blades, Inc could gain from importing and/or exporting to a foreign country such as Thailand? An advantage of importing from a foreign country is to meet demand for an imported product that consumers perceive is of superior value to comparable brands produced at home. Also, Blades can take advantage of the fact that some products can be produced more inexpensively elsewhere and therefore are cheaper when imported. Moreover, The mode of transportation for imported goods

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    is virtually fixed with respect to the dollar, how could this affect U.S. levels of inflation? Do you think these effects on the U.S. economy will be more pronounced for companies such as Blades that operate under trade arrangements involving commitments or for firms that do not? How are companies such as Blades affected by a fixed exchange rate? Under a fixed exchange rate system, inflation may be exported from one country to another. For example, if Thailand experienced relatively

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