Lesson 7 Infrastructure and Services - #7 Infrastructure...

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#7: Infrastructure and Services Infrastructure: The large-scale public systems, services and facilities of a country or region that are necessary for economic activity. Ex. roads, hospitals, schools Transportation Systems: Necessary for importing and exporting goods. Roads, docks, and freight-handling facilities must be in good condition. Theft is a problem at many airports and transportation centres around the world. Telecommunications Systems: Phones, cellular or satellite phone systems, internet providers, faxing, telex systems are all key forms of telecommunication. Cell phones are becoming more popular, but there must be cell towers nearby to have this form of
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Unformatted text preview: communication. • Different broadcasting medias are helpful for communication, but the cost, regulations and other factors must be considered first. • In many countries, content in newspapers, magazines and radio is controlled by the government. Government Services: • To encourage trade, some countries provide support facilities to connect with buyers and investors. • Many countries offer financing or tax incentives for beneficial trade. • Some nations discourage trade through various trade rules and regulations. • Government websites often have information about trading partners and opportunities with other countries....
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  • Fall '11
  • Mr.Martin
  • large-scale public systems, Different broadcasting medias, satellite phone systems, various trade rules

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