Methods and Applications of Investment Decisions in the Catering Industry


  • Chaoheng Yan Master of Economics, Belarusian State University, Minsk, Belarus
  • Sviridova Tatyana Grigoryevna Department of International Political Economy, Belarusian State University, Minsk, Belarus
  • Xinxin Liang Belarusian State Technical University, Belarus



Catering Industry, Investment Decision, Risk Assessment, Investment Method


With economic globalization and consumption upgrading, investment activities in the catering industry have become more frequent and complex. This study aims to explore effective methods for investment decision-making in the catering industry and empirically analyze their application with a view to improving investment efficiency and accuracy. Through the method of financial analysis difference calculation, we comprehensively analyze the investment payback period, risk assessment and expected returns. Model analysis reveals the performance and applicability of different investment methods in actual operations. The results show that combining the unique industry characteristics of catering and adopting a customized comprehensive decision-making model can significantly improve the success rate of investment decisions. Therefore, good risk assessment and decision-making methods can bring clearer investment directions and higher economic benefits to investors in the catering industry.


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How to Cite

Yan, C., Tatyana Grigoryevna, S., & Liang, X. (2024). Methods and Applications of Investment Decisions in the Catering Industry. American Journal of Applied Statistics and Economics, 3(1), 73–79.