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On October 15, our company has executed a purchase order for new equipment to be purchased from a supplier in Denmark for a purchase price of DKK 1.2 million. The equipment is deliverable on March 31. In order to hedge the commitment to pay DKK1.2 million, we enter into a forward exchange contract on October 15 to receive DKK1.8 million on March 31 at an exchange rate of $0.17: DKK1. Assume the following exchange rates:


Spot Rates

Forward Rates

October 15



December 31



March 31



Required: Prepare the journal entries to record the following:

· Execution of the purchase order and forward contract

· Adjusting entries at December 31

· Receipt of equipment and payment to equipment supplier on March 31.

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