Competitiveness of milk processing industry in Serbia

  • Rade Popović, PhD University of Novi Sad, The Faculty of Economics Subotica
  • Marija Knežević, BSc University of Novi Sad, The Faculty of Economics Subotica


In paper was examined competitiveness of bigger and middle sized dairies. It is concluded that dairies in Serbia had improved competitiveness over last five years. Export value, as well as value of net trade of dairy products increased over period. Dairy plant’s labour productivity in Serbia is lower than average labour productivity of dairies in EU. The biggest dairy plants perform higher levels of productivity than middle sized dairy plants. Efficiency of labour cost is on average higher in case of middle sized dairies, because of significantly lower average labour cost per employee.


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How to Cite
POPOVIĆ, Rade; KNEŽEVIĆ, Marija. Competitiveness of milk processing industry in Serbia. Economics of Agriculture, [S.l.], v. 57, n. Spec.num.2, p. 256-263, dec. 2010. ISSN 2334-8453. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 24 sep. 2020.