Manufacturing and Construction

Economics S.S.S 3 First Term


Manufacturing and Construction

Performance Objectives

Student should be able to:

  1. Define manufacturing and Construction.
  2. List the types of manufacturing activities.
  3. List the contributions of the manufacturing industry to economic development
  4. List the contributions of the construction industry to economic development.


Manufacturing is concerned with the activities of those who engaged in processing and turning raw materials produced in the primary industry into finished products. The raw materials or natural resources are transformed into finished products after going through different processes to add value and utility. Examples of manufacturing industries are shoemaking, food processing, plastic processing and textile processing.

Construction industry is concerned with all the activities of those who engage in assembling of goods into a useable form. They convert manufactured products into various uses. Examples of construction industries are: Road construction, Building construction, Airport.... View More

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