025 - Factors Responsible for the Location of Industries in Various Parts of World
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 and involving additional manufacturing or fabrication processes. Machines and machine tools are the important products ..
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 is relatively low priced and a bulky commodity. Therefore, neither the raw materials nor the ..
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 fertilisers are generally also the large producers. Ranks of the leading producers of chemical fertilisers ..
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 is especially suitable for making pulp and paper. As the maximum area covered by softwood ..
Sugar industry is a highly weight losing industry. Therefore manufacturing has to be done quickly after the crop is harvested from the field. Due to these facts, sugar industry is highly raw material oriented. The leading sugarcane producing countries in the world are also the leading producers of sugar. In all, there are more than ..
Jute fibre is one of the cheapest and coarsest, and its main use is as a packaging material for agricultural and industrial products. Important products of jute are gunny bags, hessians, cordage and carpets. As a packing material, jute is very cheap, strong and durable. Locational Aspects Jute industry is now found in many countries ..