Impact of Maribor's geographic and transport position on the city economic development

  • Lučka Lorber
Keywords: post-industrial period, globalisation, economy restructuring, industry location factors, labour force commuting, logistic centre


Structural changes of economic activities within the newsocial order of the second half of the 20th centwy play an influentialrole in the restructuring of industry and increase the shareof service sector in the economy. They shape the internationalmarket and trigger the globalisation of the society. Thus, the ageof industly restructuring processes as a factor of changing thelandscape physiognomy or its transformation respectively, hasbegun.The transition to post-industrial society is marked by thethird technological industrialisation. New socio-economicconditions have already driven the indus!!)' to shift its geographicposition. Traffic - as the indust1y location factor - ischanging its role. The development of transp01t, traffic and logisticsis becoming the key factor in the process of restructuringthe economic development of the city of Maribor.


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Lorber L. Impact of Maribor’s geographic and transport position on the city economic development. Promet [Internet]. 1 [cited 2024Jul.19];12(2):87-2. Available from:
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