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Communication Global Electronics Inc. invested $1,000,000 to build a plant in a foreign country. The labor and materials used in production are purchased locally. The plant expansion was estimated to produce an internal rate of return of 20% in U.S. dollar terms. Due to a currency crisis, the currency exchange rate between the local currency and the U.S. dollar doubled from two local units per U.S. dollar to four local units per U.S. dollar. Write a brief memo to the chief financial officer, Tom Greene, explaining the impact the currency exchange rate change would have on the project’s internal rate of return if (1) the plant produced and sold all product in the local economy only and (2) the plant produced all product locally and exported all product to the United States for sale.

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 Global Electronics Inc. invested $1,000,000 to build a plant in a foreign country. The labor and materials used in production are purchased locally. The plant expansion was estimated to produce an internal rate of return of 20% in U.S. dollar terms. Due to a currency crisis, the currency exchange rate between the local currency and the U.S. dollar doubled from two local units per U.S. dollar to four local units per U.S. dollar.

 Write a brief memo to the chief financial officer, Tom Greene, explaining the impact the currency exchange rate change would have on the project’s internal rate of return if (1) the plant produced and sold all product in the local economy only and (2) the plant produced all product locally and exported all product to the United States for sale.

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