Monthly Archives

November 2012

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Will Australia be as resilient on the pitch as their economy has been?

Posted on 30/11/2012, in International Business Highlights, News, with 0 Comments

By Kate Madley
As the autumn rugby series draws to a close, Wales has one last chance to avoid a whitewash – and loss of world-top-eight status – when it faces Australia this Saturday.
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As UK exports rise, South Wales Chamber of Commerce urges more SMEs to give priority to international trade

Posted on 28/11/2012, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

By Kate Madley
Boosting export activity has been at the forefront of British business thinking this November with the UKTI calling on SMEs to pursue international trade opportunities in a bid to drive an export-led recovery.
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Welsh business at forefront of green building materials market

Posted on 26/11/2012, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

By Graeme Davies
All but the most ardent sceptics accept that climate change is happening and that the main challenge now is to limit it as much as possible. And while much of the headline activity in this area is … Read more

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Historical ties with New Zealand smooth path for exporters

Posted on 23/11/2012, in International Business Highlights, News, with 0 Comments

By Kate Madley
Wales face the mighty All Blacks this weekend in front of a sold-out crowd of 74,500 fans at Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium under huge pressure after losing to visitors Argentina and Samoa in the first two autumn test … Read more

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CBI leader calls on business to claim share of global trade

Posted on 20/11/2012, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

By Kate Madley
CBI president Sir Roger Carr called on UK businesses to claim their share of global trading opportunities at the CBI Annual Conference in London yesterday.
Sir Roger told the conference that an export agenda was at the … Read more

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The rise of the ‘light motor vehicles’ in America

Posted on 19/11/2012, in International Business Highlights, News, with 0 Comments

By Richard Howell-Thomas
Six cylinders good, eight cylinders better. For so many years the mantra of the all-American car buyer, but now a purchase influencer rapidly falling from grace.
Witness the fact that the Fiat 500 is a common sight … Read more

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Tiny Samoa relies on tourism but could be pulled along by Asian growth

Posted on 16/11/2012, in International Business Highlights, News, with 0 Comments

By Graeme Davies
Wales comes up against the unique challenge of Western Samoa this weekend in the second of the autumn rugby internationals.
And for its size, Samoa, as it is correctly known, has often punched above its weight at … Read more

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Welsh organic brewer ‘taps’ into international marketplace

Announcement – Welsh organic brewer ‘taps’ into international marketplace

Posted on 15/11/2012, in Announcements, with 1 Comment

A brewery from Caerphilly, which uses its organic certification to give it an international edge, is growing in popularity across the world after successfully tapping into the global export market.
The Celt Experience employs nine members of staff at its … Read more

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High-tech entrepreneur Sir Terry Matthews says start local but think global

Posted on 14/11/2012, in Interviews, News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

By Kate Madley
“Don’t forget that there is a massive world out there.”
That was the message from Wales’s first billionaire, Sir Terry Matthews, to Welsh businesses in an exclusive interview with Wales World Wide this week.
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Exports are a ‘key priority’ for Welsh Government says Business Minister

Posted on 12/11/2012, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

By Kate Madley
UK Trade & Industry (UKTI) is calling on Welsh SMEs to take part in Export Week, a UK-wide initiative that aims to highlight growth opportunities for businesses looking to export.
The UK has traditionally had a strong … Read more

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