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    Synopsis: Mesa Co. specializes in the production of small fancy picture frames, which are exported from the United States to the United Kingdom. Mesa invoices the exports in pounds and converts the pounds to dollars when they are received. The British demand for these frames is positively related to economic conditions in the United Kingdom. Assume that British inflation and interest rates are similar to the rates in the United States.
    Mesa believes that the U.S. balance of trade deficit from trade between the United States and the United Kingdom will adjust to changing prices between the two countries, while capital flows will adjust to interest rate differentials. Mesa believes that the value of the pound is very sensitive to changing international capital flows and is moderately sensitive to changing international trade flows. Mesa is considering the following information:

    _ The U.K. inflation rate is expected to decline, while the U.S. inflation rate is expected to rise.
    _ British interest rates are expected to decline, while U.S. interest rates are expected to increase.

    My question is: minimum 300 words, APA style, no plagiarism
    Explain how the international trade flows should initially adjust in response to the changes in inflation (holding exchange rates constant). Explain how the international capital flows should adjust in response to the changes in interest rates (holding exchange rates constant).

    Book reference: International Finance Management - Madura - Ch 5

    The response addresses the queries posted in 405 words with references.

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    The response addresses the queries posted in 405 words with references.

    //International trade flows, inflation and interest rates are some of the important issues which generally affect the business and exports of the country. In the paper, the discussion will be based on the affects of inflation and interest rates in the U.K. And the U.S.//

    When there is an expectation of a decrease in the British inflation rate in comparison to the United States, the flow of international trade will get decreased in context of British consumers in relation to U.S. Products. Due to this, it will be possible that the U.S. Will export ...

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    The response addresses the queries posted in 405 words with references.

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