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Asked May 21, 2019
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Explain how Volkswagen’s failure to fully protect itself against foreign exchange fluctuations had a negative effect on the company. What can Volkswagen and other companies learn from this experience?

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Volkswagen is a Car Company which was established in 1937 in Germany. The unexpected fluctuations in the foreign exchange create unusual changes in the company’s total profit. To avoid risk results from problems in exchange rate, Volkswagen executed hedging (methods to avoid risk). After some year company realize that, the cost of hedging is not cheap. Therefore, in 2003 company cut the expanse of the hedging down at 30%, instead of 70% as follows initially or at every passed year. Unfortunately, the effect of this decision caused a c...

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