The competitiveness is a crucial strategic factor that characterizes the Economic development of national economy, its sectors and enterprises. In the article we have analyzed and summarized different views of different authors. We have also revealed the main characteristics and conditions that influence the increase in competitiveness through the growing globalization and Economic crisis. We have investigated the role of the Economic integration, competition and business climate as crucial factors for increasing the competitiveness.
Keywords: competitiveness, strategic factors, economic integration, competition, business climate
Cite as: Neykova, R. (2011). The increasing of competitiveness as a strategic factor for economic development. Marketing and Management of Innovations, 31, 13-19. https://doi.org/10.21272/mmi.2011.3.1-01