Regionalization of Production and Foreign Trade of Vegetables in the European Union

Agnieszka Tarnowska , Ivan Soukal


Vegetables are a very important and valuable ingredient in a healthy and varied diet. According to FAO/WHO experts recommendation a day should be consumed about 400 grams of vegetables and fruits . Current production in the world as well as in the EU is insufficient to cover the recommended intake. Vegetable production in the EU since 1962 was subject to regulations aimed at protecting the home market as well as selected producers. Since 2008, producers in the Community market have been subject to the same rules. This makes the EU vegetable market more competitive. However, the volume of their production varies regionally due to land resources, climate and technological advances. The largest producers of qualitative veget ables are the southern countries (Spain and Italy). Poland produces the most cabbages and carrots. Spain is Europe's largest net exporter of vegetables and this trade direction is of great economic importance for this country. The largest net importer of v egetables in the EU is Germany, which is not able to meet domestic demand.
Author Agnieszka Tarnowska (EaE / IES / DMaFE)
Agnieszka Tarnowska,,
- Department of Management and Food Economy
, Ivan Soukal - University of Hradec Kralove
Ivan Soukal,,
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Book Jedlicka Pavel, Maresova Petra, Soukal Ivan (eds.): Hradec Economic Days Vol. 8(2). Double-blind peer-reviewed proceedings paart II of the international scientific conference Hradec Economic Days 2018, 2018, University of Hradec Kralove, ISBN 9788074357015, 591 p.
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Keywords in Englishvegetable production, internal EU trade, external EU trade
Languageen angielski
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