Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment

Biography/History

The Ministry of Commerce was a separate department of the government and administration in Northern Ireland set up in 1921 following partition. Since devolution and the establishment of the Northern Ireland Executive in 1999, its responsibilities have been transferred to the newly created Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment which is tasked with providing an appropriate framework for strengthening economic development in Northern Ireland. \n\nSee also: <a href=" http://www.detini.gov.uk/ " target="new_window"> http://www.detini.gov.uk/ </a>.

Role
Government Department