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August 2012

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Paralympic athletes from 15 countries set for London after preparing in Wales

Posted on 28/08/2012, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

By Kate Madley
Wales has been hosting 530 Paralympic athletes and support staff from 15 nations at training camps using a wide range of sports facilities in Cardiff, Newport and Swansea.
The 2012 Games in London is the biggest Paralympics … Read more

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Chinese students seen as route to market for Welsh firms

Chinese students seen as route to market for Welsh firms

Posted on 24/08/2012, in International Business Highlights, News, with 0 Comments

By Kate Madley
Swansea University and the Lakeside Group, a Swansea-based company with extensive experience of trading with China, have launched an initiative to develop trading partnerships between Wales and China.
The University predicts the number of Chinese students enrolling … Read more

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China set to become world’s third largest pharmaceutical market

Posted on 22/08/2012, in International Business Highlights, News, with 0 Comments

By Piper Terrett
The USA is still the biggest market for the pharmaceutical industry, worth $300bn annually, but China is gaining ground and is expected to become the third largest market this year.
Chinese pharmaceutical sales were valued at $40bn … Read more

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Help us produce a definitive list of Welsh international business achievers

Posted on 20/08/2012, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 1 Comment

By Kate Madley
Wales is lucky to have an abundance of entrepreneurial and senior management talent whose work has had an impact across the globe.
Some, such as Sir Terry Matthews and Sir Howard Stringer, have won wide recognition. Others … Read more

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India’s blackout highlights opportunities for Welsh energy sector expertise

Posted on 17/08/2012, in International Business Highlights, News, Season Focus - India, with 0 Comments

By Pavel Choudhury
India recently faced its largest ever blackout in July, when around half its 1.2 billion people lost power.  The outage stretched from Assam in the north-east to the Himalayas and the north-western deserts of Rajasthan.
Businesses and … Read more

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Hollywood-Silicon Valley mission aims to open opportunities for Welsh creative companies

Posted on 15/08/2012, in International Business Highlights, News, Wales Business Highlights, with 1 Comment

By Kate Madley
Creative companies in Wales will be heading for Hollywood and Silicon Valley in September to showcase the products and talent of this fast growing sector.
Organised by Global Academy, with the support of the Welsh Government, the … Read more

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Wales shines in golden glow of London 2012

Posted on 13/08/2012, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 1 Comment

By Steve Howell
Wales punched well above its weight in delivering the extraordinary success of the 2012 Olympics – both in the battle for medals and in the provision of outstanding facilities.
Before the Olympics even started, more than 1,000 … Read more

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Welsh businesses positive about exporting and eager to reach BRIC countries - Wales World Wide

Welsh businesses positive about exporting and eager to reach BRIC countries

Posted on 10/08/2012, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

By Kate Madley
Positivity reigns in Wales as over half of businesses expect export revenues and overseas sales to increase in the next twelve months.
Wales Business Insider and Enterprise Europe Network Wales say Wales ‘can take on the world’ … Read more

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Welsh food companies could have ‘first mover advantage’ in growing India market

Posted on 08/08/2012, in International Business Highlights, News, Season Focus - India, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

By Kate Madley
India’s affluent, urban consumers are looking for quality food brands – and Welsh food companies have all the right ingredients.
A new report by the UK India Business Council and Eversheds highlights opportunities for exporters to capitalise … Read more

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Welsh businesses urged to attend international trade conference

Posted on 07/08/2012, in Announcements, with 1 Comment

South Wales Chamber of Commerce today encouraged companies to attend the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) first International Trade conference. Exporting is Good for Britain will take place on 24th October 2012 at BMA House, London.
The event is … Read more

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