Currency Considerations


Annual Currency Fluctuations (% change)


Period
Pakistan
India
Sri Lanka
Bangladesh
Vietnam
Laos
Nepal
China
May 2002 - Dec 2002 3.35 2.16 -0.47 -0.55 -0.52 0.42 2.38 -0.04
Dec 2002 - Dec 2003 2.24 5.10 -0.05 -0.71 -1.01 -3.05 4.71 0.04
Dec 2003 - Dec 2004 -0.29 5.01 -7.85 -1.59 2.28 0.70 1.56 0.00
Dec 2004 - Dec 2005 -0.51 -3.88 2.22 -8.32 -0.74 -34.15 -1.53 2.49
Dec 2005 - Dec 2006 -1.80 1.82 -5.27 -4.42 -0.93 10.38 7.12 3.21
Dec 2006 - Dec 2007 -1.27 10.84 -1.13 1.06 0.27 3.27 8.50 6.48
Dec 2007 - Dec 2008 -27.99 -23.54 -4.00 -1.02 -9.11 8.58 -21.16 6.59
Dec 2008 - Dec 2009 -6.97 4.53 -1.24 0.29 -5.68 0.93 4.38 -0.06
Dec 2009 - Dec 2010 -1.53 3.89 3.02 -2.41 -5.64 5.18 3.50 3.44
Dec 2010 - Dec 2011 -4.97 -18.97 -2.66 -15.89 -7.86 0.52 -19.26 4.39
Dec 2011 - Dec 2012 -8.11 -3.41 -12.07 2.63 1.00 0.63 -2.78 1.12
Avg Appreciation/Depreciation -4.35 -1.50 -2.70 -2.81 -2.54 -0.60 -1.14 2.51


Source: Capital IQ