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Background: Company ABC relies on exports to various countries for its revenues.

It must have visibility into exchange rate fluctua


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USD vs. INR


Contracted
Exchange
Rate

60

Precentage
variation
USD vs. BRL

Contracted
Exchange
Rate

2.3

Precentage
Variation

Mar-14

Feb-14

Jan-14

Dec-13

Nov-13

60.9782

61.9842

61.816

61.6718

62.4402

1.6%
2.3242

1.1%

3.3%
2.3817

3.6%

3.0%
2.3722

3.1%

2.8%
2.3416

1.8%

4.1%
2.2877

-0.5%

. It must have visibility into exchange rate fluctuations to estimate a profitable exchange rate while negotiating contracts.

Oct-13

Sep-13

Aug-13

Jul-13

Jun-13

May-13

Apr-13

61.1909

63.7778

62.7872

59.7605

58.1846

54.6595

54.1933

2.0%
2.1861

-5.0%

6.3%
2.2753

-1.1%

4.6%
2.3348

1.5%

-0.4%
2.2435

-2.5%

-3.0%
2.1642

-5.9%

-8.9%
2.0254

-11.9%

-9.7%
1.9966

-13.2%

change rate while negotiating contracts.

IIP Data for India

Compares the performance of various sub-categories and also shows how each index has changed ind

IIP Data

2005-06

Basic Goods

106.1

Percentage change over


previous year
Capital Goods

118.1

Percentage change over


previous year
Intermediate Goods

106.6

Percentage change over


previous year
Consumer Durables

116.2

Percentage change over


previous year
Consumer Non-durables

108.6

Percentage change over


previous year
General Index
Precentage change over
previous year

108.6

2006-07

2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

115.6

125.9

128.1

134.1

142.2

150.0

8.9%

8.9%

1.7%

4.7%

6.0%

5.5%

145.6

216.2

240.6

243.0

278.9

267.8

23.3%

48.5%

11.3%

1.0%

14.8%

-4.0%

118.8

127.5

127.6

135.3

145.3

144.4

11.5%

7.3%

0.0%

6.0%

7.4%

-0.6%

145.6

193.8

215.4

252.0

287.7

295.1

25.3%

33.1%

11.1%

17.0%

14.2%

2.6%

121.9

134.3

127.7

129.5

135.0

142.9

12.3%

10.2%

-5.0%

1.4%

4.3%

5.9%

122.6

141.7

145.2

152.9

165.5

170.3

12.9%

15.5%

2.5%

5.3%

8.2%

2.9%

o shows how each index has changed individually

2012-13

2013-14

153.6

156.8

2.5%

2.1%

251.6

242.6

-6.0%

-3.6%

146.7

151.3

1.6%

3.1%

301.1

264.4

2.0%

-12.2%

146.9

154.2

2.8%

5.0%

172.2

172.1

1.2%

-0.1%