Definition of light industry in English:

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light industry

noun

[mass noun]
The manufacture of small or light articles: jobs in light industry are increasing [count noun]: our economy is heavily reliant on light industries
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  • The share of the city light industry is 1.5% of the total industrial output in St. Petersburg.
  • It involves transforming Botswana into a light industry hub for the assembling, logistics, customer service and sales of Chinese machinery, electronics and domestic appliances from late 2007 to 2010.

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