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January 2013

31st Jan 13

China looks to domestic consumption for sustainable growth

Posted on 31/01/2013, in International Business Highlights, News, Season Focus - China, with 0 Comments

By Graeme Davies
The Chinese economic phenomenon of the past two decades has been primarily driven by an aggressive policy of export-led growth and government investment in the economy. But that will only get a country so far, and China … Read more

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Welsh Government announces full-time presence in Ireland

Welsh Government announces full-time presence in Ireland

Posted on 29/01/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

First Minister, Carwyn Jones, has reaffirmed Wales’s commitment to boosting economic links with Ireland by revealing that the Welsh Government is to establish a full-time presence in the country.
In a statement to Assembly Members, the First Minister outlined the … Read more

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Welsh economist’s Delhi visit will highlight leadership programme

Posted on 28/01/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

Welsh economist, Professor Brian Morgan, has set off on his visit to Delhi to highlight Cardiff Metropolitan University’s 20Twenty leadership programme to its newest international partners.
The visit follows Cardiff Metropolitan opening its first office in India last November, in … Read more

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Ireland worth hundreds of millions to the Welsh economy

Ireland worth hundreds of millions to the Welsh economy

Posted on 25/01/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

First Minister, Carwyn Jones, continues to send the message ‘Wales is open for business’ as he addresses business leaders in Dublin today (25 January).
The multi-million pound importance of Ireland to the Welsh economy will be the focus of the … Read more

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New leadership can bring favourable shift in conditions for Welsh businesses trading with China

Posted on 25/01/2013, in International Business Highlights, News, Season Focus - China, with 0 Comments

By Graeme Davies
The recent change of leadership in China created intense interest on the global stage, despite the fact that there was no high-profile election battle or even any real question over who would rise to become President of … Read more

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Thousands of international chefs to get a taste of Welsh Lamb

Thousands of international chefs to get a taste of Welsh Lamb

Posted on 24/01/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

More than 12,000 chefs from 130 countries will get the chance to find out more about why Welsh Lamb is proving increasingly popular around the world.
Welsh red meat promotion agency Hybu Cig Cymru (HCC) is attending the Sirha Food … Read more

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First Minister thanks US Ambassador for being a friend of Wales

Posted on 23/01/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

The First Minister Carwyn Jones has thanked the US Ambassador to the UK for his friendship to Wales as he made a farewell visit to Cardiff today (23 January).
Louis Susman, who is leaving his post after three years, held … Read more

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Event will outline trade opportunities in Hong Kong

Event will outline trade opportunities in Hong Kong

Posted on 22/01/2013, in News, Season Focus - China, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

By Kate Madley
Why should Welsh businesses look to Hong Kong as a trade destination?
The answers will be explored at a West Wales Exporters Association event held this evening (22 January) at Swansea’s Dragon hotel.
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Hong Kong to become the world’s leading financial centre by 2017

Posted on 21/01/2013, in International Business Highlights, News, Season Focus - China, with 0 Comments

By Kate Madley
In recent years Hong Kong has been propelled to world-leading financial hub status, and it is now predicted to surpass western equivalents this decade.
A report published by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales … Read more

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JoJo Maman Bébé - Wales World Wide

‘If you have no experience of travel and the outside world, it looks like a barrier. To me it looks like an opportunity and an advantage,’ says Laura Tenison

Posted on 18/01/2013, in Interviews, News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

By Kate Madley
In 2012, leading mother and baby brand, JoJo Maman Bébé, opened 11 UK retail stores, adding to their already impressive portfolio.
Heading into 2013, the brand is set to deliver new UK outlets and expand into international … Read more

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