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Factors Controlling Industrial Location

Location of the Industrial unit with respect to the market location and the sources of the raw materials are very important factors. These influence the prices, production and the marketing of the products. Major factors which influences the industrial location are the following : Access to raw materials Availability of fuel and power Clustering of …

Manufacturing Industry

Manufacturing is defined as the process which changes the raw material into finished product. Manufacturing is done with the help of machines and plants in well organized factories. Trained labour force and engineers work in these factories. The finished product is more costly than the raw material from which it is made. Features of Manufacturing: …

Mineral Resources of the World.

A mineral is defined as a natural homogeneous and mostly solid crystalline material that form the Earth and make up its rock. Majority of minerals are formed through inorganic processes and so far about 3,000 minerals have been identified. The mineral are classified on the basis of chemical structure and the physical properties such as …

Forest Resources of the World.

Forests play an important role in making the countries prosperity, pollution free and beautiful. Main function of the forest are as below: The forests give a beautiful look to a landscape. The forests make the climate temperate. The trees help to control erosion of soil. The forests act as an ideal habitat for wild life. …

Fisheries sector in Pakistan

Pakistan is among those developing nations where fisheries sector is not well-developed and trade-oriented. Its domestic consumption is about 1.5 kg per head per year which is very ow as compared with 16 kg of world average. During 2008-09, a total of 1,34,000 metric tons of fish and the fisheries products were exported earning 236 …

UN Conventions on Law of the Sea.

The third UN conference on the Law of Sea (UNCLOS III) which lasted from 1973 to 1982 passed the UN convention on law. This is also called Law of the Sea treaty. This law defines the rights and responsibilities of the nations using oceans of the world. It also marks guidelines for business environments, and …

Major fish exporters and importers.

Fishing has become a large industry in the world. Hundred of nations are currently engaged in the fish trading either as exporters or importers. Fish offers many forms of dishes which are popular with both rich and poor around the world. This industry provides employment ot millions of people in almost all the continents. Main …

Major Fisheries and Types of Fish:

Major Fisheries of the world are located in the following six regions: (1). The North-West Atlantic (2). The North-West Pacific (3). The Northern Coast of Indian Ocean (4). The Western Coast of Latin America (5). The North-East Atlantic (7). The North-East Pacific (1). The North-West Atlantic: This region includes New Foundland and New England. it …

Requirement for commercial Fishing.

Commercial fishing is a very complex business which can flourish only if certain requirements are fulfilled in a proper manner. These requirements (factors) are detailed as under: Large and wide continental shelves act as ideal fishing grounds. For example, Grand Bank (NE UDA) and Doggar Bank (North Sea). Broken coasts provide calm waters which serve …

Types of fish

There are four major types of fish. Pelagic Fish Demersal Fish Anadromous Fish Freshwater Fish (1). Pelagic Fish: This kind of fish is found in surface water. These comprise of herrings, tuna, meckerel and anchovies. The Pelagic fish accounts for 30 percent of the total fish haul of the world. (2). Anadromous Fish: These types …