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Author
Pietrzak Michał (Warsaw University of Life Sciences), Roman Monika (Warsaw University of Life Sciences - SGGW, Poland)
Title
The Problem of Geographical Delimitation of Agri-Food Markets : Evidence from the Butter Market in European Union
Problem delimitacji rynków rolno-spożywczych na przykładzie rynku masła w Unii Europejskiej
Source
Acta Scientiarum Polonorum. Oeconomia, 2018, R. 17, nr 3, s. 85-95, tab., rys., bibliogr. 56 poz.
Keyword
Rynek rolny, Przetwórstwo rolno-spożywcze, Przetwórstwo mleka
Agricultural markets, Agricultural and food processing, Milk processing
Note
streszcz., summ.
Company
Unia Europejska (UE)
European Union (EU)
Abstract
Rynek jest podstawową kategorią ekonomiczną, tymczasem w wielu badaniach zaniedbuje się konieczność zdefiniowania rynku w wymiarze geograficznym. Wymiar ten ma jednak fundamentalne znaczenie w agrobiznesie, w którym w związku z przestrzennym charakterem konkurencji występuje problem siły rynkowej na różnych etapach łańcucha dostaw. Autorzy w niniejszym artykule postawili przed sobą dwa cele: omówienie problemu delimitacji geograficznej rynków rolnych oraz określenie granic geograficznych rynku masła według metody Elzingi-Hogarty'ego. Korzystając z danych wtórnych, stwierdzono, że rynek masła ma zasięg międzynarodowy, a po zniesieniu kwotowania produkcji mleka zakres ten zmienił się z europejskiego na półglobalny. (abstrakt oryginalny)

Although market is a basic economic category, many studies neglect the need to define it in geographical dimension. It is fundamentally important in agribusiness, where the spatial competition and problem of market power at successive stages of supply chain occur. The aims of the paper are twofold: to discuss the problem of geographical delimitation of agricultural markets and to define geographic limits of the butter market based on Elzinga-Hogarty method. Using secondary data we find that the butter market is international in the scope, and after the abolition of the milk quota, this scope is evolving from European to semi-global. (original abstract)
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ISSN
1644-0757
Language
eng
URI / DOI
http://dx.doi.org/10.22630/ASPE.2018.17.3.40
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