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MinisterMinister for Economic Development
Current MinisterHon Simon Bridges

The Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment provides support for this portfolio.

Crown Entities

New Zealand Trade and Enterprise1
New Zealand Venture Investment Fund Limited

PFA schedule organisations


Other Organisations



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Major Events Management Act 2007
Ministry of Economic Development Act 2000
New Zealand Business Number Act 2016
New Zealand International Convention Centre Act 2013
New Zealand Trade and Enterprise Act 2003
Tobacco Growing Industry Repeal Act 1987

1. The Minister for Economic Development and the Minister of Trade are both responsible Ministers for New Zealand Trade and Enterprise and the New Zealand Trade and Enterprise Act 2003.