AJIBM  Vol.8 No.3 , March 2018
The Spatial Evolution Analysis of Manufacturing Industrial Gravity Centre of Guangdong Province
Abstract: This paper chooses the manufacturing added value as the main research indicator, using gravity analysis method to analyze the spatial evolution of manufacturing industry in Guangdong province from 2006 to 2015, decomposing the manufacturing gravity and calculating the grey correlation degree. The results show that: 1) manufacturing gravity is mainly distributed in Dongguan, it is characterized by moving eastward; 2) the labor-intensive manufacturing gravity is in the southwest and northeast, capital-intensive manufacturing gravity is in the northwest, while technology-intensive manufacturing gravity is in the southeast; 3) the whole manufacturing is the most relevant to the technology-intensive manufacturing, and the least is labor-intensive. The shift of the technology-intensive manufacturing industry has the greatest impact on the whole manufacturing; 4) the effect of manufacturing transfer on the balance of manufacturing in Guangdong province is not obvious. In order to realize the balanced development of manufacturing spatial distribution, we should further strengthen the manufacturing upgrading in the less developed areas and improve the technical development level of the backward areas.
Cite this paper: Wang, F. (2018) The Spatial Evolution Analysis of Manufacturing Industrial Gravity Centre of Guangdong Province. American Journal of Industrial and Business Management, 8, 721-734. doi: 10.4236/ajibm.2018.83049.

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