A stronger dollar means American goods become less attractive for tourists

//A stronger dollar means American goods become less attractive for tourists

A stronger dollar means American goods become less attractive for tourists

CNN Money: Macy’s sales slump as foreign tourists stop spending

Article published: May 13, 2015 – out of date: no longer suitable for your IB Economics commentary

IB Economics syllabus: International Economics (exchange rates, export prices)

As the USD got stronger, tourists in the U.S. started spending less (especially when it comes to luxuries).

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By | 2017-08-23T10:51:29+00:00 May 14th, 2015|International Economics|Comments Off on A stronger dollar means American goods become less attractive for tourists

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