concentration of industry

concentration of industry concenˌtration of ˈindustry noun [uncountable] ECONOMICS
when a lot of industrial activity is found in one place:

• In Scotch whisky, the greatest concentration of industry is along the River Spey.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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