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Timaru's Economy in Good Shape
30 April 2014

Aoraki Development Business & Tourism News 
Timaru District Profile 2013: Economy in Good Shape

Timaru's Economy in Good Shape

The ADBT commissioned Timaru District Profile 2013 by BERL was released this week and takes an in-depth look at the Timaru economy. 

In 2013, approximately 21,390 full time equivalents (FTEs) were employed in Timaru District in 5,330 businesses. Together, these businesses generated $2.37 billion in GDP, 3.4% growth from 2012. The three major contributors to GDP in the Timaru District are the manufacturing sector (28%), business services (16%), and social services (15%) sectors. Employment growth in the Timaru District was stronger year-on-year than the national average, and an additional 380 FTEs were employed in this District.

Click here to read more and download the full report.


Wendy Smith
Chief Executive


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