SERICICULTURE INDUSTRY IN ROMANIA - ANALYSIS ON CURRENT SITUATION AND PROSPECTS OF DEVELOPMENT

Published in Scientific Papers. Series D. Animal Science, Vol. LXI, Issue 1
Written by Lucia Lelia POP, Liviu Al. MĂRGHITAȘ, Daniel DEZMIREAN, Otilia BOBIS, Adela MOISE, Claudia PASCA

Sericulture is an industry with a long tradition in Romania, with a good development throughout the XIX-XXth century, and, despite facing adversities, it still presents a great economic and technological potential for revival. The main objective of this article is to analyze the potential of the sericulture industry trough added value chain analysis, including sectorial analysis, constrain factor analysis and development directions. The research will use both quantitative and qualitative methods for data analysis, which is represented by statistical data from International Trade Center (ITC), EUROSTAT (Statistical Office of the European Union) and INS (International Institute of Statistics), obtained through and published scientific literature. The analysis concluded that, form an added value chain point of view, sericulture industry is facing constrains in most of its sector, from mulberry cultivation and silkworm egg production, to cocoon production and reeling.

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POP L.L., MARGHITAS L.A., DEZMIREAN D., BOBIS O., MOISE A., PASCA C. 2018, SERICICULTURE INDUSTRY IN ROMANIA - ANALYSIS ON CURRENT SITUATION AND PROSPECTS OF DEVELOPMENT. Scientific Papers. Series D. Animal Science, Vol. LXI, Issue 1, ISSN 2285-5750, 251-260.


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