RESEARCH PAPER
RESEARCHING THE COMPETITIVENESS OF THE FISHING INDUSTRY IN THE REGION OF THE BALTIC COUNTRIES
Sebastian Kubala 1  
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Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny w Krakowie, Kraków
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Uniwersytet Rolniczy w Krakowie, Kraków
Publication date: 2018-06-18
 
Problems of Agricultural Economics / Zagadnienia Ekonomiki Rolnej 2018;355(2):91–106
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The main objective of this article is to examine the level of competitiveness of the fishing industry in the countries of the Baltic region. The current socio-economic conditions have caused that there is a diverse degree of demand for fish products, different level of development of foreign trade and diverse possibilities of obtaining fish organisms through the development of aquaculture in individual Baltic states. The calculations performed in the study used such methods as DEA index and Trade Coverage index. Calculating the indicators made it possible to demonstrate that there is a significant variation in the degree of competitiveness of the fishing industry in the Baltic countries, while there is also a diversity in terms of the development of aquaculture, importance of foreign trade in fish products and relevance of the entire fish market
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