About factors of sale growth and influence of belonging to agricultural holdings on resilience of agricultural enterprises

The article uses regression analysis to study the factors of sale growth, as well as the influence of belonging to agro-holdings on the resilience of agricultural enterprises in the North-West of Russia during the twelve-year period. Quantitative estimates of the joint influence of various factors are obtained. The growth rates of sales of agricultural enterprises of the North-West are positively influenced by the size of the enterprise (in particular, sale), cost recovery (as proxy of profitability), cost growth rates, belonging to agricultural holdings, natural and climatic and general economic conditions, expressed by the fact of belonging to a certain region, and for relatively smaller enterprises — an increase in the share of borrowed funds in assets. The postshock resilience of enterprises is positively influenced by belonging to agricultural holdings. From the methodological point of view, in the analysis of these processes, two groups of enterprises were identified: 1) enterprises operating throughout the study period, and 2) enterprises with shorter periods of operation. The quantitative parameters of the revealed regularities for these groups differ, in particular, the growth rates and resilience of the enterprises of the first group are significantly higher than the second

Keywords: agricultural enterprises, growth rates, resilience of enterprises, belonging to agroholdings


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