Duneed (2832): has a rich asteroid belt that has led to the
development of a booming mining and heavy industrial economy. Although
Duneed has only a moderate population, it has produced some of the
largest merchant houses in the subsector, making it a centre of
speculation and investment.
Duneed was an early builder of non-starships, to support belter
activities and habitats. Later, to assist exports of the raw and
processed produce of their burgeoning economy, the yard was improved
so that it could build special bulk carriers and other mercantile
The people live in habitats in the belt. Each has a number of votes in
the central party based on its population, which then leads to the
selection of the portfolio ministers. These in turn choose the head of
government, called the Prime Minister.