Statistical report on New Zealand SMEs Advisory
AMENDED MEDIA ADVISORY
16 September 2004
Statistical report on New Zealand SMEs to be released
The 2004 edition of the Ministry of Economic Development’s statistical review of New Zealand SMEs and their contribution to the New Zealand economy will be released to the media at 9:00 am on Monday 20 September, under embargo till 12:30pm Monday.
SMEs in New Zealand: Structure and Dynamics 2004 is the latest in a series of SME statistical reports jointly produced by the Ministry of Economic Development and Statistics New Zealand since 1999.
The report provides a statistical summary of the SME sector in New Zealand, examining its significance to the economy, its financial performance, the dynamics of SMEs and the significance of the SME sector internationally. The data is drawn from Statistics New Zealand Business Frame which captures “economically significant enterprises”.