The peculiarities of working capital management at agroindustrial enterprises of Ukraine

  • Received March 26, 2018;
    Accepted May 21, 2018;
    Published June 6, 2018
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    Volume 16 2018, Issue #2, pp. 260-268
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Achieving the balance in the formation of working capital is a prerequisite for stable development of enterprises and improvement of the economic situation in Ukraine as a whole that is especially relevant during the period of socio-economic crisis. The study of working capital management peculiarities of agricultural enterprises deserves special attention, since their contribution to the national economy is significant.
The purpose of the article is to investigate methods of assessing the efficiency of formation of enterprises working capital and prospects for its application to characterize the current state of domestic agricultural enterprises activity. The object of the research is determining the actual model of working capital financing at Ukrainian agricultural enterprises.
In the article, the efficiency of formation and use of working capital in Ukrainian agricultural sector is analyzed. The actual model of working capital financing of enterprises in this sector is determined. It is typical for this sphere to adhere the aggressive policy of current assets formation, which increases the risk of loss of the solvency and financial stability. Optimization of sources of working capital financing at domestic agricultural enterprises will increase the volume of economic activity financing and improve the enterprises liquidity.

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    • Figure 1. Dynamics of innovation and investment potential of agricultural producers in Ukraine in 2010–2017
    • Table 1. Dynamics of current assets of agricultural enterprises of Ukraine in 2015–2017, UAH mln
    • Table 2. Structure of current assets of agricultural enterprises in Ukraine