The Analysis of the Interest Cost of the Trading Companies in Serbia

Radojko LUKIC, University of Belgrade Faculty of Economics, Republic of Serbia, Dragana VOJTESKI KLJENA, Faculty of Business Economics and Entrepreneurship, Belgrade, Republic of Serbia
2019 Management and Economics Review  
Interest costs are a component of operational costs of trading companies. They are covered from the margin. Their size varies depending on the interest rate, foreign exchange rate, investment management efficiency, financial indebtedness, sales and other controlled and uncontrolled determinants. This paper examines the dynamics and factors of the size of the costs of interest rates of trade companies in Serbia for the period 2013 -2017. The empirical results of the research show a continuous
more » ... how a continuous reduction of the interest costs in the last years of the analyzed period. This had a positive effect on the performance of trade companies in Serbia.
doi:10.24818/mer/2019.12-02 fatcat:mynrfzwzrnc5ver7kncx5ysahy