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2) Australia is a major supplier of wool but not a major supplier of finished woolen garments, why? Analyse the aspects leading to such a trend.(250 words)

Topic: Factors responsible for the location of primary, secondary, and tertiary sector industries in various parts of the world.

2) Australia is a major supplier of wool but not a major supplier of finished woolen garments, why? Analyse the aspects leading to such a trend.(250 words)

Human and Economic geography by Goh Cheng Leong

Why this question:

The question is based out of static portions of GS paper I.

Key demand of the question:

One must provide for a detailed analysis as to what has led to such a trend wherein Australia is a major producer yet not a supplier of finished woolen garments.

Directive:

AnalyzeWhen asked to analyse, you have to examine methodically the structure or nature of the topic by separating it into component parts and present them as a whole in a summary.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

In first explain and justify the fact that Australia is one of the major producers of wool.

Body:

Explain in detail the factors necessary for producing wool – climatic factor, land size, economy of scales etc.

Explain the nature of raw material, market locations etc.

Then discuss why Australia despite being major producer of wool is not  a major finished garments producer – explain the factors of demand, market etc.

Conclusion:

Conclude with way forward.

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