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CLIP 8575

The Euro

The Euro
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Key Info
  • The Euro
  • Duration: 03:39
  • Looking at the benefits of the Euro from the perspective of UK firms. The clip gives a clear account of the benefit to UK businesses of the existence of the Euro. It also examines the impact on two different firms of a fall in stirling against the Euro – a retailer that imports most of its stock, and a manufacturer that largely exports to Europe.
  • Subject:

    Business Studies

       Topic:

    External Factors

  • Keywords: competition, euro, exchange rates, external factors, job, batch production, flow production
Ideas for use in class
  • As an introduction to calculations that show how a fall in the £ affects import prices and export prices, and therefore competitiveness.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 4x3

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