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Macedonian export competitiveness and its improvement
Macedonian export competitiveness and its improvement

Author(s): Iskra Stanceva-Givov
Subject(s): Economy
Published by: Економски институт - Скопје
Keywords: competitiveness; export; recognizable brand; technology and innovation; infrastructure

Summary/Abstract: This papers deals with the issue of Macedonian export competitiveness and possibilities for its improvement. The main aim of the paper is to provide an overview of the competitiveness of the Macedonian exports with regards to the exports’ structure, from the perspective of the factors of production’ intensity of the export offer, variety of the exported products and exporting markets. The methodology used in the elaboration of this paper represents a complex of classical methods, such as: inductive-deductive method, comparative method, as well as the method of analysis and synthesis, which makes it possible to come to some conclusions that directly explain the subject in question.The results arising from the research indicate that the country needs to take a number of measures to improve the current condition of the exports and its competitiveness. It implies investment in promotional programs to build recognizable Macedonian products, enhancing the quality of exports through the implementation of international standards, raising the technological basis of industrial production, as well as improving existing and developing new infrastructure.

  • Issue Year: 15/2013
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 185-200
  • Page Count: 16
  • Language: English