LOCATING INDUSTRY

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  • Created on: 28-04-16 21:46
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  • FACTORS THAT AFFECT THE LOCATION OF INDUSTRY
    • Transport Links
      • Need to be able to transport goods easily and receive supplies
    • Market
      • Near to potential customers to reduce transport costs
    • Raw Materials
      • Close to raw materials reducing transport costs
    • Labour
      • Industries require labor so are built near urban areas
    • Flat Land
      • Easier to build on flat land
    • Water Supply
      • Many industries require reliable water supplies
    • Universities
      • May be near universities to provide skilled labor

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