Secondary and Tertiary Sectors

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Secondary and Tertiary Sectors [6 hours]
• contribution of secondary and tertiary sectors to the South African economy;
• types of industries, such as heavy, light, raw material orientated, market orientated, footloose industries, ubiquitous
industries and bridge (break of bulk point) industries;
• factors influencing industrial development in South Africa, such as raw materials, labour supply, transport infrastructure,
political intervention, competition and trade; and
• South Africa’s industrial regions
– Gauteng (PWV), Durban-Pinetown, Port Elizabeth-Uitenhage, South-western Cape
– factors influencing their location
– main industrial activities.
(Case studies from South Africa to illustrate the above)

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