Management Theory and Studies for Rural Business and Infrastructure Development, Volume 37, Number 2

Strengthening of economic security of food complex of Ukraine

Hanna Tkachuk, Oksana Kushnirenko

Abstract

The adverse conjuncture that established on the world markets for domestic exports, the initiation of a series of trade restrictions by the countries – members of the Customs alliance and the absence of effective reforms worsened the crisis in the economy of Ukraine. As the result is a critical increase threats to economic security in general, and one of the most important of its components – food security. The purpose of the article – identify specific areas of increasing competitive position of the food industry of Ukraine, namely the possibility of import substitution, the development of a middle class in society, and increase its ability to pay and upgrade food complex according to the highest European quality standards. The sources of the statistical data on the economic safety of the food complex of different countries are deduced from the annual information published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. The investigations were carried out on the basis of the official website of the State Department of Statistics, Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine.

JEL codes: Q10, Q18.

Keyword(s): food complex, economic security, food security, competitiveness


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15544/mts.2015.29

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