Resource distribution

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Resource distribution refers to the distribution of resources, including land, water, minerals, fuel and wealth in general among corresponding geographic entities (states, countries, etc.).Resource distribution refers to the geographic occurrence or spatial arrangement of resources on earth. In other words, where resources are located. Any particular place may be rich in the resources people desire and poor in others. ... As a result, resources are distributed unevenly across the globe.

Unequal resource distribution[edit]

The most common use of this concept has not been in examining the unequal distribution of resources among nation states. Such unequal distribution of resources was commonly related to land for agriculture, necessary for population growth. A more recent emphasis has been on differences from the unequal dispersion of technological progress. The distribution of natural resources depends upon many physical factors like land, climate and altitude. The distribution of resources is unequal because these factors differ from place to place on this earth.

International trade[edit]

The growth of international trade is an aspect of globalization in the later 20th Century (see OECD), which has affected international relations. Increased international trade from the removal of trade barriers has narrowed income distribution among some nation states. Many wealthier countries export non-land-intensive goods and services in return for agricultural and animal products, as illustrated by Japan.

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