A production process that requires relatively considerable amounts of CAPITAL; the opposite of LABOUR INTENSIVE.
Used to explain industries or sectors for the economic climate that need huge assets in capital assets to create their products, including the car business. These corporations need huge income and/or reduced expenses of borrowing to survive.
Industry requiring a large amount of investment in purchase, maintenance, and amortization of money gear, like automotive, petroleum, and steel industry. Capital intensive sectors require a higher number of production and a high margin of profit (in addition to low interest) to be able to provide sufficient comes back on financial investment. See in addition labor intensive.