Foreign exchange risk
Electrolux Professional’s solutions and products are manufactured in twelve facilities located in seven countries around the world and sold in approximately 110 countries. Accordingly, the Group is exposed to currency risks. Foreign exchange risk is defined as the risk that fluctuations in currency exchange rates have a negative impact on the Group’s financial position, profitability or cash flow and includes transaction exposure and translation exposure.
Interest rate risk
Interest-rate risk refers to the adverse effects of changes in interest rates on the Group’s income. The main factors determining this risk include the interest-fixing period. In 2021, the Group’s average interest-fixing period was 0.44 years.
Interest rate risk based on December 31, 2021 borrowings:
Interest rate: Interest expense:
+1% SEK +21m