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The effect of IFRS application on turnover figures of Romanian companies


  • Inesa TOFĂNICĂ

    (PhD student at Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Doctoral School of Economics and Business Administration)


    (Professor at Faculty of Economics and Business Administration within Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi.)


Romanian accounting system had different development stages. The last one started when Romania accessed the European Union. As the EU member states had the obligation to issue financial statements of the listed companies using International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), Romania was no exception. As IFRS are different from national accounting regulations, it is expected that the reported turnover will be different under IFRS regulations compared to the national ones. In this paper we study to which extent the IFRS implementation has changed the accounting figures on turnover declared by Romanian listed companies. As the results show us, the majority of the companies have been neutral in what concerns the IFRS implementation, i.e., the reported turnover does not differ very much when different accounting regulations were applied (the national ones and the IFRS).

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  • Inesa TOFĂNICĂ & Emil HOROMNEA, 2020. "The effect of IFRS application on turnover figures of Romanian companies," CES Working Papers, Centre for European Studies, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, vol. 12(2), pages 156-166, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:jes:wpaper:y:2020:v:12:i:2:p:156-166

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