GS-I: Factors Responsible for the Location of Industries in Various Parts of World
The Globalization means increased interdependence and interactions due to flow of goods, services, persons, capital, and ideas across the borders. This gave rise to the development of IT industry in India, which is a foot loose industry. Globalization’s impact on ..
Topics: GS-I: Effects of Globalization On Indian Society • GS-I: Factors Responsible for Location of Industries Across India • GS-I: Factors Responsible for the Location of Industries in Various Parts of World
Footloose industries are those, which are not constrained to any particular location and are not affected by factors of production such as resources, land, labour, and capital. They do not have ‘weight losing’ or ‘weight gaining’ processes. These industries are ..
Examine the location distribution and factors responsible for such distribution of Engineering Goods industry around the world.
Engineering Goods industries are highly skill-oriented and they use the product of the metallurgical industries as the raw materials. In fact several of the engineering industries use the products of other engineering industries to produce goods requiring still higher skills ..
The raw materials of the cement industry are limestone, clay, gypsum and coal. A tonne of cement requires around two tonnes of raw materials and fuel. Hence the industry is highly weight losing in its character. Also the finished product ..
Examine the distribution and factors responsible for the location of Chemical Fertilizer industry around the world.
Chemical fertilisers are one of the most important inputs in modern agriculture. Consumption of fertilisers has registered a steady increase during the latter half of the twentieth century. The fertiliser industry has developed in several countries. The large consumers of ..
Examine the distribution and factors responsible for the pulp & paper textile industry around the World.
Paper and pulp manufacturing are forest-based industries. Pulp is the raw material for paper industry and can be considered half processed paper. The basic raw material for the pulp and paper industry is the wood. Softwood of the temperate forests ..