English version

primary production

From Longman Business Dictionary
Related topics: Economics
primary productionˌprimary proˈduction1[uncountable]ECONOMICS activities such as agriculture, fishing, and MINING, rather than manufacturingThe proportion of jobs coming from primary production is much greater in the Highlands than in the rest of Scotland.2[uncountable] the first stage in producing oil, metals etc, rather than producing other things from oil etcAluminum producers have announced cuts in primary production of 900,000 metric tons. production
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