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COMPETITIVENESS OF POLAND AND GEORGIA IN AGRI-FOOD EXPORTS IN THE EU MARKET: A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS

Author: LUKASZ AMBROZIAK | Published: 2018-06-25 | Pages: 38-44

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Abstract

The aim of the paper is a comparative analysis of a competitive position of Georgia and Poland in their agri-food exports in the EU market. This topic is especially important in the context of the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement between EU and Georgia, which came into force in September 2014. The research question is: Do Georgia To answer this question some indices of the competitive position will be used: trade balance, trade coverage index and revealed comparative advantages index by Balassa. Trade data will be downloaded from UN Comtrade database. The initial research results show that Georgia and Poland significantly differ in their competitive position in agri-food exports in theEU market. However, Georgia has a large potential to increase and Poland compete in the same product groups in the EU? its exports to the UE.


Keywords

COMPETITIVE POSITION IN EXPORTS, AGRI-FOOD PRODUCTS, POLAND, GEORGIA, THE EUROPEAN UNION


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