Volume 2 Number 3 Year - 2008
Number of articles: 10
ANALYSIS RESULTS OF THE JUSTIFICATION OF INVESTMENTS INTO QUALITY, ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION AND PRODUCTS SAFETY IN SUMADIJA AND POMORAVLJE REGION
Authors: D. Raonic, D. Srejovic
Abstract: Within the project "Improvement of quality and environment protection in Sumadija and Pomoravlje", financed by EU, "The study on vindication investments into quality improvement and environment protection in Sumadija and Pomoravlje" has been made. This paper discusses the results of cost/benefit analysis that includes SME from metal-processing industry, industry for non- metalic materials production and manufacturing, agriculture and food-processing industry, tourism and catering industry. The paper also includes the indicators of total economic benefits and costs that may be the result of QMS, EMS and HACCP initiation, as well as of CE mark for the products obtain ing. We illustrated necessary financial investments in relation to predicted percentage of certified SME in the region in five years period, and on this basis financial indicators of justification of investments and the proof of those investments through calculated net present values (NPV).
Keywords: quality, benefits, costs, justification of investments, cost/benefit an alysis, small and medium enterprizes (SME)
Article info: pp. 217-224
Recieved: 19.06.2008  Accepted: 30.08.2008  UDC: 005.6   Downloads: 468