Foreign trade and foreign exchange
Your company has definitely become a global company in the past 5 years. 40% of your sales are now exported to other countries. You import 60% of the raw materials which go into the production of your product. And you have begun to outsource some of your labor intensive activities to other countries as well. The value of the U.S. dollar has been depreciating versus many of the currencies from countries in which you do business.
Do these macroeconomic factors affect any of your decisions regarding the price of your product or the quantity of the product you are choosing to produce? What other business decisions are impacted as well, and how? describe.