Ministry of Economic Development (New Zealand)

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Ministry of Economic Development
Manatū Ōhanga
Ministry of Economic Development (New Zealand) logo.png
Logo of the Ministry of Economic Development
Agency overview
Dissolved 1 July 2012
Superseding agency Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
Jurisdiction New Zealand
Headquarters

33 Bowen Street, Wellington, New Zealand

Coordinates: 41°16′43″S 174°46′28″E / 41.278675°S 174.774437°E / -41.278675; 174.774437
Agency executive David Smol, Chief Executive
Website http://www.med.govt.nz/

The Ministry of Economic Development (Māori: Manatū Ōhanga]) was a New Zealand public sector organisation tasked with promoting development of New Zealand's economy. It was replaced with the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment on 1 July 2012.

The Ministry dealt with policy in a wide range of different areas including: energy, communications, the radio spectrum, industry and regional development, intellectual property, consumer issues, tourism, international trade, and the regulatory environment. The Ministry served seven ministerial portfolios and two associate ministerial portfolios. It was led by Chief Executive David Smol.

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