Rio Tinto Japan 2

In this case, Dermot Vibert contemplates the options facing a foreign company selling a yen denominated commodity, sold elsewhere around the world in U.S. dollars, to a long term distributor in an environment where the global commodity price is down and the value of the dollar has risen tremendously against the yen.

Interviewee

Dermot Vibert

Company

Industry

Business Activity

Rio Tinto Japan 

Mining

Mining and Quarrying

Headquarters

Tokyo, Japan

Size

Large

Employees

More than 10,000

Greater than $25 million

Yearly Revenue

Public Corporation

Type of Entity

Subject

International Business

Level of Difficulty

Medium

Enhance currency risk knowledge

Teaching Objectives

Keywords

Currency Risk

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