A company purchases components A and B from Germany and USA respectively. A and B form 30% and 50% of the total production cost. Current gain is 20%. Due to change in the intemational scenario, cost of the German mark increased by 30% and that of USA dollar increased by 22%. Due to market conditions, the selling price cannot be increased beyond 10%.

Q. If the USA dollar becomes cheap by 12% over its original cost and the cost of German mark increased by 20%, what will be the gain? (The selling price is not altered.)

Let the total production cost be 100.

Hence, selling price is 120,

Price of German component A is 30 and the price of the US component B is 50

After change in exchange rate, price of German component is 30+12=36 and price of US component is 50*0.88=44

Total increase equals (36+44)-(30+50) = 0

Hence, the total production cost did not change.

As the selling price also did not change, the gain percentage equals 20%**Write Here**