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Explain how industries are classified according to their raw materials?

Answer :

There are three types of industries on the basis of raw materials:

Forest based industry: In this type of industry all the raw material of the industries come from forest. For example, making of any paper and furniture product requires wood as a raw material.


Agro-based industry: Those industries which take its raw material from agriculture production. Cotton and textile industry, Guar Gum industry are some examples of agro-based industry.


Mineral based industry: Mineral ores are the raw materials of these industries. They process the ore to produce the product. For example, Cement Industry, Thermal power plants are mineral based industries.


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