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This website is managed by the Economic Development Group within the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (formerly the Ministry of Economic Development). From 1 July 2012, references to the Ministry of Economic Development should be read as the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.


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Last updated 24 June 2014