Comparison of Slovak and Polish foreign agrarian trade

Maria Hambalkova, Patrik Rovny, Sona Supekova

Hambalkova, Maria
Rovny, Patrik
Supekova, Sona
Comparison of Slovak and Polish foreign agrarian trade
Zeszyty Naukowe SGGW, Polityki Europejskie, Finanse i Marketing, 2011, vol., nr 5(54), s. 149-156


The aim of this paper is look through the agrarian trade between Slovakia and Poland. The Slovak and Polish agriculture is managed by the Common Agricultural Policy. It has main impact on both national agrarian policies. The situation in agriculture in both countries is different. It is because of the historical development of agriculture in Poland and in Slovakia. Slovakia achieved negative trade balance with agrarian trade with Poland in 2010. It means that the Slovak Export of agrarian commodities is smaller than Polish import into Slovakia. It is because the Poland is neighbor country of Slovakia. The second important reason is that the prices of agrarian commodities are lower than in Slovakia. The reason is also because the same features of consumers.