Story: Industrial sectors

Inputs and outputs

Inputs and outputs

Every industry has to get inputs from elsewhere, and sell outputs. This diagram of the forestry industry (part of the primary sector) shows that some of its inputs come from the secondary sector (in the form of machinery and equipment) and the tertiary sector (in the form of finance and transport). It sells its outputs directly to end users overseas in the form of logs, and to the local secondary sector for processing into timber and paper products.

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Ganesh Nana, 'Industrial sectors - Industrial structures', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 June 2024)

Story by Ganesh Nana, published 11 Mar 2010