The study examined the savings and investment among one hundred and sixty, agribusiness cooperative firms in Akwa lbom State. The agribusiness cooperatives firms in the state as noted operates in environment characterized by low output, low productivity high interest rate, change in technology, social attitude uncertain profit, price change low savings and investment and are at subsistence level. It is based on the above fact that this study was conducted. The importance of studying evaluation of the savings and investment pattern of agribusiness cooperative firms in the state would not help us to examine the existing income levels, but would also enable us to estimate the determinants of savings and investment of agribusiness cooperative in the state. Data for this were collected using well structured questionnaire and were also analyzed using descriptive statistics and regressions, results from the analysis revealed that agribusiness cooperation firms in Akwa lbom State are mostly business of the male and literates (intelligent). The result also revealed that agribusiness cooperative firms pattern of savings and investment increase as income increase as shown in table (viii). However, the unavailable high rate of interest, inadequate loan, loan not available at the right time, price change are the major problems of the agribusiness firms in Akwa lbom State. An economic analysis of related data unveils different factors which influenced cooperative agribusiness savings and investment as well as their loan repayment. On the side of savings and investment, age, household size, income, educational level, amount of loan capital and duration of loan repayment were significant variables that influence savings and investment. Moreso, amount received the previous year, firm size and administrative cost were significant variables that affect loan repayment. In view of this, I therefore recommended that the government individual and cooperate bodies should consider these variables in designing strategies aimed at improving the saving and investment pattern of agribusiness cooperative firms aimed at improving the saving and investment pattern of agribusiness cooperative firm as well as the loan repayment in the state.
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ANDREW, UDO. "Evaluation Of The Savings And Investment Pattern Of Agribusiness Cooperative Firms In Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria" Repository.mouau.edu.ng. Repository.mouau.edu.ng, 26 Sep. 2023, https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/evaluation-of-the-savings-and-investment-pattern-of-agribusiness-cooperative-firms-in-akwa-ibom-state-nigeria-7-2. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.
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ANDREW, UDO. "Evaluation Of The Savings And Investment Pattern Of Agribusiness Cooperative Firms In Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria" Repository.mouau.edu.ng (2023). Accessed 30 Nov. 2023. https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/evaluation-of-the-savings-and-investment-pattern-of-agribusiness-cooperative-firms-in-akwa-ibom-state-nigeria-7-2