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The manufacturing sector in the Venezuelan Andes

  • Patrizia Spinetti

    (Universidad de Los Andes, Instituto de Investigaciones Económicas y Sociales)

  • Helio Varela

    (Universidad de Los Andes, Instituto de Investigaciones Económicas y Sociales)

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    La producción manufacturera de la región de los Andes se caracteriza por el predominio de las ramas tradicionales y por la presencia de establecimientos medianos y pequeños1. Ese predominio de establecimientos de dimensiones reducidas es probablemente consecuencia de un mercado regional, relativamente pequeño y disperso y de un mercado internacional poco accesible, como de desventajas en costos de transporte, resultantes de la lejanía de la Región con respecto a centros de consumo extra regionales importantes y también de sus propias características topográficas que hacen que se encarezcan los desplazamientos.

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    Article provided by Instituto de Investigaciones Económicas y Sociales (IIES). Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Sociales. Universidad de Los Andes. Mérida, Venezuela in its journal Economía.

    Volume (Year): 13 (1988)
    Issue (Month): 3 (January-December)
    Pages: 81-98

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    Handle: RePEc:ula:econom:v:13:y:1988:i:3:p:81-98
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