Disparities in the utilisation of production factors in the agriculture of Slovakia and of the European Union
M. Grznár, Ľ. Szabohttps://doi.org/10.17221/96/2011-AGRICECONCitation:Grznár M., Szabo Ľ. (2012): Disparities in the utilisation of production factors in the agriculture of Slovakia and of the European Union. Agric. Econ. – Czech, 58: 49-55.
The paper deals with the place of Slovak agriculture in the European Union and with the implementation of the strategy of the competitiveness growth of Slovak agrarian producers. The paper compares the disparities in the utilisation of production factors with the selected EU countries, identifies the causes of unfavourable position of Slovakia’s agriculture and also describes some impacts of crisis and disparities in utilising production factors in businesses operating under production conditions.Keywords:
competitiveness, production factors, cost management, benchmarking