A Comparative Analysis on International Competitiveness of Turkey's Poultry Meat Sector Among Selected Countries


Terin M. , YAVUZ F.

KSU TARIM VE DOGA DERGISI-KSU JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURE AND NATURE, cilt.22, ss.188-194, 2019 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 22
  • Basım Tarihi: 2019
  • Doi Numarası: 10.18016/ksutarimdoga.vi.553108
  • Dergi Adı: KSU TARIM VE DOGA DERGISI-KSU JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURE AND NATURE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.188-194

Özet

The aim of this study was to determine the Turkey's international competitiveness power in poultry meat market and to make a comparison with major players of markets, namely, Brazil, USA, Netherland, Poland, Germany, France Thailand, China and Ukraine. The data were obtained from databases of International Trade Center (2001-2017 years). The compel it iveness power of the countries were calculated using the Export Market Share Index (ESI), Revealed Comparative Advantages Index (RCA) and Trade Balance Index TBD. In the study, Turkey's ESI and RCA index scores especially increased steadily in recent. years and as of 2017. ESI and RCA index scores increased to 2.04 and 2.28 respectively. According to the 2017 RCA index score; Brazil. Poland and Ukraine had a strong comparative advantages, Netherland and Turkey had medium comparative advantages, USA, France and Thailand had a weak comparative advantage while Germany and China had no comparative advantages in poultry meat. trade. To sustain Turkey's competitiveness, it is very important to reduce foreign dependency in feed raw material which is the most important cost element in production and to create new international market areas.