AQA A2 Geography - Developement & Globalisation: MALAYSIA - 2ND GENERATION NIC

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: Emily
  • Created on: 02-06-13 21:10
Preview of AQA A2 Geography - Developement & Globalisation: MALAYSIA - 2ND GENERATION NIC

First 150 words of the document:

Emily Hancock AQA Geography A2 Human ­ Development & Globalisation 02/06/13
MALAYSIA ­ 2nd GENERTAION NIC
PROGRESS TOWARDS + PROSPECTS FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Key facts / Background:
Asia's NIC/ `2nd wave Asian Tiger'
o Rapid economic development during last 30 yrs
o 1960s + 70s: successful transition from dependence on primary product exports
Rubber + tin = 2/3 of value of exports in 1970 to...
o 1990s: manufactured exports becoming important
Over 80% exports = manufactured goods
Malaysia ranks 60th/175 countries in HDI from UN = is based on GDP per head: adult literacy + education
Behind MEDCs/ ahead LEDCs
Growth of manufacturing industry:
30 yrs since: multinational companies in N. America/ W. Europe/ Japan began relocating + expanding units
of production in Asian + Latin American countries = for advantage of lower costs of production
Transfer of manufacturing output sped up process of de-industrialisation in old established industrial
regions

Other pages in this set

Page 2

Preview of page 2

Here's a taster:

Emily Hancock AQA Geography A2 Human ­ Development & Globalisation 02/06/13…read more

Page 3

Preview of page 3

Here's a taster:

Emily Hancock AQA Geography A2 Human ­ Development & Globalisation 02/06/13…read more

Comments

Emily

Sorry for spelling 'Development' wrong (in title)! :)

Similar Geography resources:

See all Geography resources »See all resources »