# The U.S. has expected inflation of 2%, while Country A, Country B, and Country C have expected inflation of 7%.

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The U.S. has expected inflation of 2%, while Country A, Country B, and Country C have expected inflation of 7%. Country A engages in much international trade with the U.S. The products that are traded between Country A and the U.S. can easily be produced by either country. Country B engages in much international trade with the U.S. The products that are traded between Country B and the U.S. are important health products, and there are not substitutes for these products that are exported from the U.S. to Country B or from Country B to the U.S. Country C engages in much international financial flows with the U.S. but very little trade. If you were to use purchasing power parity to predict the future exchange rate over the next year for the local currency of each country against the dollar, do you think PPP would provide the most accurate forecast for the currency of Country A, Country B, or Country C? Briefly explain.
Exchange Rate
The value of one currency for the purpose of conversion to another. Exchange Rate means on any day, for purposes of determining the Dollar Equivalent of any currency other than Dollars, the rate at which such currency may be exchanged into Dollars...

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