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2019, vol. 66, iss. 4, pp. 941-953
Export competitiveness of the Serbian agri-food sector on the EU market
aUniveristy of Niš
bUniveristy of Niš, Faculty of Economy,,
Improving competitiveness of public and private sector by networking competences in the process of european integrations of Serbia (MESTD - 179066)
Improvement of the monitoring system and the assessment of a long-term population exposure to pollutant substances in the environment using neural networks (MESTD - 43014)

The aim of the research is to examine the degree of competitiveness of the agri-food sector of the Republic of Serbia on the market of the European Union (EU) countries, as the most significant export market. Two partial indices were used in the analysis: the net trade index (NTI) and the Grubel-Lloyd index (GLI). In addition to these indicators, unit export and import price analysis was also used to obtain data on the type of competitiveness achieved by the divisions of the agri-food sector. The results show that the cereals division makes the highest contribution to reducing the existing trade deficit, while the high values of the GLI reflect a high degree of integration with this market. The agri-food sector shows dominant price competitiveness in terms of the share of such divisions in total exports to the EU. The results will include recommendations for improving the structure of exports by focusing on specific divisions.
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article language: English
document type: Original Scientific Paper
DOI: 10.5937/ekoPolj1904941M
published in SCIndeks: 28/01/2020
peer review method: double-blind
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