Define: Translation Exposure

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Definition: Translation Exposure


Quick Summary of Translation Exposure


Translation exposure (also known as translation risk or accounting Exposure) is the risk that a company’s equities, assets, liabilities or income will change in value as a result of exchange rate changes.



What is the dictionary definition of Translation Exposure?

Dictionary Definition


Translation Exposure (also known as Accounting Exposure) is a risk that arises from the translation of the assets and liabilities in a balance sheet into a foreign currency.


Full Definition of Translation Exposure


Translation exposure (also known as translation risk or accounting Exposure) is the risk that a company’s equities, assets, liabilities or income will change in value as a result of exchange rate changes.




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Definition Sources


Definitions for Translation Exposure are sourced/syndicated from:

  • Oxford Dictionary Of Economics
  • BusinessDictionary.com
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 4th May 2019.