FOCAL STUDIES ON MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES

HERE YOU WILL LEARN FOCAL STUDIES ON MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES COVERING ISSUES LIKE
THE PRODUCTION OF CARS IN JAPAN, ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT IN SOUTH KOREA AND TEXTILE IN TANZANIA
LESSON FROM JAPAN AND SOUTH KOREA FOR TANZANIA

Factors that favour car manufacturing and electronic industry in Japan

Factors that favour car manufacturing and electronic industry in Japan

The historical background is associated with the rise of Emperor Meiji (1868-1912), who encouraged the establishment and development of industries as Japan abandoned aggressive military policies. Availability of capital provided other industries like shipbuilding, machinery, textiles, fishing and tourism, which is invested in the development of other industries. Japan is also a rich nation. The …

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The issue of industrial inertia with reference to the Ruhr region

The issue of industrial inertia with reference to the Ruhr region

Despite the near exhaustion of the coal mines in the Ruhr region, industries have failed to relocate due to the following reasons; There is still a large workforce living in the area that has had to learn new skills as industries have changed. New industries not related to coal or iron ore, eg electronics, are …

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Problems facing the Ruhr industrial region

Problems facing the Ruhr industrial region

Congestion and overcrowding. The large influx of people to the Ruhr region in search of employment has led to congestion in housing and social amenities. Pollution. The environmental legacy of the heavy industry in the area includes waste tips from coal mining, air and water pollution. Depletion of coal. Many of the original raw materials …

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Significance of iron and steel industry in the Ruhr region

Significance of iron and steel industry in Ruhr region

Improvement of the transport network. The need to transport raw materials and finished products related to the iron and steel industry has led to improved transport networks. Land and waterways Have been built in the region. Growth and expansion of towns. Many towns have sprung up in Ruhr as a result of the iron and …

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Problems facing cottage industries in India

Problems facing cottage industries in India

Inadequate capital. Due to high levels of poverty in India, it is difficult for people to access loans from banks. The available capital attracts high interest. They, therefore, use old and simple machines. High prices of raw materials. The raw materials acquired through middlemen are expensive due to the exploitative nature of the middlemen. Low-quality …

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Significance of cottage industry in India

Significance of cottage industry in India

Creation of employment opportunities. Since the industry is labour intensive, it is an important employer for both skilled and unskilled labour. This has raised the people‚Äôs standards of living. Earns foreign exchange. Through production of goods for export, it earns foreign exchange. This foreign exchange can be used to import essential capital goods and stimulate …

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Factors for the development of the cottage industry in India

Factors for the development of cottage industry in India

The industry requires little capital to establish. India has a huge population which ensures a steady supply of cheap labour. The country has an abundant supply of locally available raw materials which are used in the cottage industry. The availability of hydroelectricity which is well distributed within the rural towns. The industries can be established …

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