Györe Dániel, Juhász Anikó, Kartali János, Kürthy Gyöngyi, Kürti Andrea, Kőnig Gábor and Stauder Márta (2009): The Structure of the Hungarian Food Retail Trade, with Special Regard to the Marketing Possibilities of Small Producers. Agrárgazdasági Tanulmányok Agrárgazdasági Kutató Intézet, Budapest. 138 p. ISBN 978 963 491 532 4

Globalisation of the food retail trade started in the sixties of the 20th century (thus constituting the “youngest” element of the globalisation process), even if not ending, but at least “maturing” by the end of the eighties. Since that time, expansion of the retail trade chains in this region has been marginal, and even this, mainly at the cost of each other. In this part of the world, the globalisation of the food retail trade was result of a fairly long process, organically integrated into the...

Biró Szabolcs, Dorgai László and Molnár András (2009): Commodity Producing Animal Husbandry Activities and the Aplication of the Cross Compliance in Hungary. Agrárgazdasági Tanulmányok Agrárgazdasági Kutató Intézet, Budapest. 170 p. ISBN 978 963 491 535 5

Through application of a comprehensive system of requirements – called crosscompliance – the European Union strives to encourage agricultural producers to comply with the determined minimum requirements of the healthy food production, the protection of the living environment, the environment-friendly agricultural production, the welfare issues of livestock production and the food safety. In case of non-compliance with such requirements, farmers may expect sanctions, implying decrease of the direct...

Bojtárné Lukácsik Mónika, Felkai Beáta Olga, Györe Dániel, Kapronczai István, Kürti Andrea, Székelyné Raál Éva, Tóth Piroska and Vágó Szabolcs (2009): Ownership and Organisational Changes in Hungarian Food Industry. Agrárgazdasági Tanulmányok Agrárgazdasági Kutató Intézet, Budapest. 136 p. ISBN 978 963 491 531 7

The food industry played an important role in Hungary’s economy during the last ten to fifteen years. Following the EU accession, however, it has gradually lost in dynamism and got into a critical condition by today. Our study reveals the characteristics and the reasons of this process and outlines some development concepts that would be able to expedite the recovery.

Aliczki Katalin, Bartha Andrea, Fogarasi József, Garay Róbert, Kemény Gábor, Kovács Gábor, Kozak Anita, Kürthy Gyöngyi, Nyárs Levente, Potori Norbert, Varga Tibor and Vőneki Éva (2009): Risks and Risk Management in Agriculture. Agrárgazdasági Tanulmányok Agrárgazdasági Kutató Intézet, Budapest. 129 p. ISBN 978 963 491 536 2

Weather and market risks connected with agricultural production were always considered high, but a further increase in the hazard levels is expected in the future. Factors increasing risks include, among others, the stricter environmental and food safety provisions, the extreme weather conditions becoming more frequent due to climate change, the concentrated livestock and the expanding international trade (as facilitating the expansion of contagious animal diseases) and, in recent times, the crisis...

Aliczki Katalin, Aradi István, Csikai Miklós, Erdész Ferencné, Fogarasi József, Garay Róbert, Gáti Ede, Kozak Anita, Nyárs Levente, Papp Gergely, Popp József, Potori Norbert, Udovecz Gábor, Varga Edina and Vőneki Éva (2008): A versenyesélyek javításának lehetőségei az élelmiszergazdaságban. Agrárgazdasági Tanulmányok Agrárgazdasági Kutató Intézet, Budapest. 167 p. ISBN

Magyarország kedvező (bár nem kiemelkedő) adottságokkal rendelkezik egy versenyképes, korszerű agrárgazdaság megteremtéséhez. A társadalmi elvárás és a reális cél egyértelmű: az adott világgazdasági feltételek, az európai KAP szabályai, illetve a nemzeti keretek között agrárerőforrásainkat a lehető legnagyobb mértékben a GDP növelése és a foglalkoztatás (a megélhetés) szolgálatába állítani. A gyenge versenyképesség okait több mint 70, többnyire meghatározó hazai és külföldi mezőgazdasági, élelmiszeripari...

Popp József (2007): Biofuel Production and its International Implications. Agrárgazdasági Tanulmányok Agrárgazdasági Kutató Intézet, Budapest. 132 p. ISBN 978 963 491 510 2

The paper deals with the issue of energy and food security, and the market structures in bio-energy markets. The paper gives an analysis of the interaction of biofuel support policies with transport and related tax policies, agricultural, trade, energy and environmental policies. Furthermore, the study focus on the global outlook of biofuel production, and provides projections for the biofuel sector in Hungary.

Fogarasi József, Nyárs Levente, Papp Gergely, Varga Edina and Vőneki Éva (2007): Present State of the Main Livestock Production Sectors and Feed Production in Romania. Agrárgazdasági Tanulmányok Agrárgazdasági Kutató Intézet, Budapest. 104 p. ISBN 978 963 491 509 6

The paper has two main goals, on the one hand, to present the development and the market regulation of the main livestock production sectors (milk, pig, poultry, sheep) and feed production in Romania; and, on the other hand, to analyse the impact of the EU membership of Romania on the Hungarian livestock production on the short and medium term. The EU Accession of Romania had a positive effect on the Hungarian-Romanian agricultural trade; the volume of the trade, which was significant also before...

Bognár Imre, Dorgai László, Erdész Ferencné, Fogarasi József, Himics Mihály, Jankuné Kürthy Gyöngyi, Kartali János, Keszthelyi Szilárd, Kovács Gábor, Kozak Anita, Nyárs Levente, Papp Gergely, Pesti Csaba, Popp József, Potori Norbert, Radóczné Kocsis Terézia, Udovecz Gábor, Varga Edina, Vőneki Éva and Wagner Hartmut (2007): Hungarian Agriculture Under Pressure for Adjustment. Agrárgazdasági Tanulmányok Agrárgazdasági Kutató Intézet, Budapest. 140 p. ISBN 978 963 491 511 9

In order to support strategic planning, the study outlines the structural changes, prospects and potentials of the Hungarian agriculture in the medium-term based on, inter alia, the foreseeable changes in and the scope of action of agricultural policies, projected supply and demand trends on domestic and external markets as well as the expected modernising efforts.