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December 2012

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After a turbulent 2012, what can we expect from 2013?

Posted on 31/12/2012, in Front Page, International Business Highlights, News, with 0 Comments

By Graeme Davies After a year in which erratic, and ultimately anaemic, growth in the UK has been accompanied by an appalling economic situation in the Eurozone and weak recovery in the US economy, many could be forgiven for thinking … Read more

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Season’s Greeting from Wales World Wide – festive views from Wales

Posted on 28/12/2012, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

Winter sunset over the beach in Tenby, south west Wales. Season’s Greetings from Wales World Wide.

Just off the Gower peninsular lies the beautiful Worm’s head. Season’s Greetings from Wales World Wide.

Celebrate the festive season by ice skating in … Read more

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2012: a year of consolidation and survival as Welsh companies weather worldwide storms

Posted on 21/12/2012, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

By Graeme Davies
The year just finishing was one of terrific challenges for both the global and the local economy as growth became increasingly erratic in the UK and Europe and the recent drivers of global recovery, the emerging markets … Read more

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Welsh Government set to buy Cardiff Airport

Posted on 18/12/2012, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 2 Comments

By staff reporter
The Welsh Government announced today that it has entered into an ‘exclusive due diligence agreement’ with TBI, the owners of Cardiff Airport.
The airport, the announcement says, will be taken into public ownership as long as ‘financial, … Read more

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Tariff-free Mexico offers a booming market for manufacturing suppliers

Posted on 17/12/2012, in International Business Highlights, News, with 0 Comments

By Kate Madley
Brazil is the economic powerhouse of Latin America, well-known as one of the BRIC* countries, but there is also an abundance of activity in the region’s second largest economy – Mexico.
The global downturn created a divide … Read more

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Swansea University promotes Wales World Wide to 14,000 alumni

Posted on 14/12/2012, in Front Page, News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

Wales World Wide has been working with the Swansea University to profile the online network to their 14,000 registered alumni across the world. We reproduce here an report on Wales World Wide in the University’s alumni newsletter.
Two Swansea University … Read more

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Football, foreign investment and business opportunities

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

By Kate Madley
Jonathan Ford, chief executive of the Football Association of Wales, met with Wales World Wide to discuss the impact of sport in Wales and the business of football.
Part two of our feature interview discusses how Welsh … Read more

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‘The beauty of football is that there are more member countries in FIFA than the United Nations,’ says FAW chief executive

Posted on 10/12/2012, in Interviews, News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

By Kate Madley
Born in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, raised in Herefordshire and educated in Hull, Jonathan Ford is now based in Cardiff as the chief executive of the Football Association of Wales.
He brings to Welsh football a wealth of experience … Read more

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Welsh Government confirms plans for trade missions to San Francisco, Chongqing and Montreal

Posted on 07/12/2012, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 1 Comment

By Kate Madley
The Welsh Government has confirmed three international trade missions are to take place in the new year as part of a programme to support Welsh businesses across the world.
Business Minister Edwina Hart has announced a series … Read more

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Chancellor announces major investment to help small companies reach export markets

Posted on 05/12/2012, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

By Steve Howell
Export finance of £1.5 billion and an extra £140m for UK Trade and Industry (UKTI) were the two key trade-focused measures announced in this afternoon’s Autumn Statement by Britain’s finance minister.
The Chancellor of Exchequer, George Osborne, … Read more

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