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AS Geography- Globalisation
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the process in which countries are increasingly linked to each other through culture and trade
links between different countries in the world; capital, good, service, information. However, there is an uneven distribution with the different countries
most developed areas of the country. Labour usally tend to stay at
Nations, regions or cities that are strongly connected to other places through the production and consumption of goods and services.
An area where there are few people living; an area still in its natural state
Thanks to technology, distant places start to feel closer and take less time to reach.
A cluster of technologically innovative businesses and research institutes.
Export processing zone
A small industrial area, often on the coast, where favourable conditions are created to attract foreign TNCs. These conditions include low tax rates and exemption from tariffs and export duties.
The positive impacts on peripheral regions caused by the creation of wealth in core regions
A model that explains why wealth becomes concentrated in certain places.
the positive spin offs which follow an inital investment
industries that connects geographiclly
ability of potential of human population
natural meterial found in environment that can be used with the input of technology
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