The Advantages Comparative of Economic Sectors in Pinrang Regency at 2016 – 2020




Advantages Comparative, Location Quotient, Economy Development, Regional Economic


Purpose:  The objective of this study is to identify and analyze the sectors that have had a comparative advantage in Pinrang Regency in the last 5 years, using the location matching (LQ) method.


Theoretical framework:  The comparative advantage was Salvator (1997). Ricardo explained that if two countries trade with each other and export goods with a comparative advantage, they will be lucky.


Design/methodology/approach:  To determine the base sectors, it was carried out using the LQ formula where this technique presented a relative comparison between the capabilities of a sector with the same sector in Pinrang Regency/City.


Findings:  The results of this research are expected to be a source of scientific research for economic operators, especially in the field of regional planning. According to the results of the cocin-n (LQ) location, the primary sector of Pinrang Regency is agriculture. In addition to healthcare, food manufacturing, food manufacturing, electricity and electricity have become a source of transportation, a car factory, one of industrial and industrial facilities.


Research, Practical & Social implications:  The equitable distribution of regional economic development should take into account the problems and opportunities for specialization in the process of economic development in the area, with the comparative advantages of each area.


Originality/value:  The Queen of Pinrang is one of the 24 regenerations of South Sulawesi province. This area is an independent environment and the Government has the authority to establish governance and progress and provide services to the community to properly plan, manage and utilize the economic potential of the region.


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How to Cite

Zakaria, J., & Hasan, I. (2023). The Advantages Comparative of Economic Sectors in Pinrang Regency at 2016 – 2020. International Journal of Professional Business Review, 8(5), e02177.