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Publication presents method for quantification of economic importance of the bioeconomy in Germany

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In collaboration with the Institute for Market Analysis a basis for a future monitoring of bioeconomy were established.

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This includes the setting of system boundaries with the official economic classification schemes, derivation of bio-based shares of relevant economic activities and the evaluation of official data regarding their usability in a future regular monitoring.

For 2014 German bio-based employment, gross value added and turnover were calculated.

  • Iost et al. (2019): German Bioeconomy: Economic Importance and Concept of Measurement. German Journal of Agricultural Economics, 68 (4). www.gjae-online.de