Comparative analysis of competitiveness indicators of Latvian food industry (FOODCOM)
This research is conducted to evaluate competitiveness of the all Latvian food industry sub-sectors and to provide specific recommendations how to improve competitiveness. This research includes all food industry sub-sectors: milk products, meat products, processed fruits and vegetables, grain products, confectionery, sugar products and beverages. Research is covering Latvia and the main trading partners – Lithuania, Estonia, Poland and Russia. Competitiveness evaluation methodology is provided. And in-depth analysis for all 5 countries is conducted on production factors, taxations and support policies, innovations, number and size of the market players, efficiency, logistics, retailers, brands and consumer preferences.