SCIENTIA GEOGRAPHICA SINICA ›› 2013, Vol. 33 ›› Issue (7): 815-823.doi: 10.13249/j.cnki.sgs.2013.07.815

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The Distribution and Developmental Patterns of Agricultural Products Processing Industry Cluster in Jilin Province

Tao ZHOU1,2, Ji-Sheng LIU1   

  1. 1. School of Geographical Sciences, Northeast Normal University, Changchun, Jilin 130024, China
    2. Changchun University of Technology, Changchun, Jilin 130012, China
  • Received:2012-12-20 Revised:2013-03-20 Online:2013-07-20 Published:2013-07-20

Abstract:

Based on the introduction of survey and position of agricultural products industry cluster in Jilin Province, and the conversational analysis of both the distribution of agricultural products processing industry cluster and the sales income of agricultural products processing industry in eight cities and one prefecture, it is concluded that agricultural products processing industry clusters present an unbalanced distribution, and there is a preponderance of industry clusters in the area surrounding Changchun with high output value. Based on the introduction and contrast of developmental patterns of agricultural products industry cluster in Jilin Province, it is concluded that there are several developmental patterns of agricultural products processing industry clusters in Jilin Province, each of which has its own advantages and disadvantages. In summary, it is concluded that: 1) the formation of agricultural products processing industry cluster is mainly dependent on the advantaged natural resources in the region, the location of processing industries is determined by the origin of agricultural products, highlighting the characteristics of local resources; 2) agricultural products processing industry clusters present an unbalanced distribution, and there is a preponderance of industry clusters in the area surrounding Changchun with high output value, contrary to other areas, according to the conversational analysis of both the distribution of agricultural products processing industry cluster and the sales income of agricultural products processing industry in eight cities and one prefecture; 3) industry development history, the development foundation, geographical location, the system structure, economic development level, infrastructure and other factors need to be considered to seek realistic developmental patterns of clusters, in accordance with the contrast analysis of the developmental patterns of agricultural products processing industry cluster in Jilin Province now and before.

Key words: agricultural products processing, distribution of industry cluster, industrial developmental patterns, Jilin Province

CLC Number: 

  • F119.9