Competitiveness and innovation of the Polish food industry

Krzysztof Firlej , Anna Kowalska , Arkadiusz Piwowar


Agribusiness is the biggest production sector in the European Union taking into account both the value of turnover and the creation of added value as well as employment size. In this context, the food industry deserves a special distinction. In the publication, the analyses of the food industry competitiveness in Poland are presented. For analysing and assessing competitiveness of the Polish food industry, the following factors were used: the orientation of export (OE), covering of import by export (TC), the import penetration (MP) and the revealed comparative advantages according to the Balassa (RCA) and Lafay (LFI). Th e study also presents the fi ndings of empirical research on an innovative character of the food industry in Poland
Author Krzysztof Firlej - Cracow University of Economics
Krzysztof Firlej,,
, Anna Kowalska (EaE / IES / DMaFE)
Anna Kowalska,,
- Department of Management and Food Economy
, Arkadiusz Piwowar (EaE / IES / DMaFE)
Arkadiusz Piwowar,,
- Department of Management and Food Economy
Journal seriesAgricultural Economics-Zemedelska Ekonomika, ISSN 0139-570X, e-ISSN 1805-9295, (A 15 pkt)
Issue year2017
Publication size in sheets0.5
Keywords in Englishcompetitive edge, food products, foreign trade, food industry
ASJC Classification2000 General Economics, Econometrics and Finance; 1101 Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)
Languageen angielski
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Score (nominal)15
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Publication indicators Scopus Citations = 1; WoS Citations = 9; Scopus SNIP (Source Normalised Impact per Paper): 2017 = 0.787; WoS Impact Factor: 2017 = 0.706 (2) - 2017=0.643 (5)
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