I take great pleasure in presenting this book of "Elements of Commercial Geography" to the students of F.Y.B.Com. (Semester − I) of the University of Pune. This book has been written in accordance with the new syllabus w.e.f. June, 2019.
Students of Commerce should have a sound knowledge of Commercial Geography. In the strict sense, this subject deals with economic resources Human Resourse. Various commodities are obtained from different economic activities like agriculture, mining, lumbering, fishing, manufacturing and several others. Consisting of the Primary, Secondary, Quaternary, Quinary sector. The purpose of this book is to provide a short account of these activities of man and their relationship with different geographical, economical, historical factors and commerce.
These Tertiary economic activities of man include manufacturing, trade, transportation and tourism, farming etc. The economic development of any country depends largely on these activities. A simple and precise account of all these activities and economic and human resources is given with salient geographical factors and their relationship with commerce with the help of recent data. Exercises for self-study will benefit the students in understanding the subject. We study issues concerning Human Resources.