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February 2013

China trade mission will strengthen business and education links with Wales

China trade mission will strengthen business and education links with Wales

Posted on 28/02/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

By Kate Madley
A delegation of Welsh businesses and higher education representatives will join the Welsh Government trade mission to Chongqing, China this week (2-8 March).
The visit coincides with the seventh annual Wales Week, aimed to introduce the culture … Read more

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For Wolfestone Translation, exporting is key to growth strategy

For Wolfestone Translation, exporting is key to growth strategy

Posted on 27/02/2013, in Interviews, News, Wales Business Highlights, with 1 Comment

By Kate Madley
Anna Bastek, co-founder of multi-award winning company, Wolfestone Translation, is at the forefront of supporting exports in Wales and the UK.
Founded in 2006, Wolfestone has enjoyed rapid growth as more and more businesses require translation services … Read more

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Superfast broadband project set to make Wales ‘one of most connected countries in Europe’

Posted on 26/02/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 2 Comments

A new multi-million pound project gets underway this week that will take fibre broadband to every corner of Wales, including areas not covered by the private sector’s commercial plans.
Superfast Cymru, a partnership between the Welsh Government and BT, has … Read more

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Welsh expertise on show at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

Welsh expertise on show at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

Posted on 25/02/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

Welsh expertise in mobile technology will be centre stage at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week (February 25-28).
Mobile World Congress is one of the largest events in the sector, and attracts delegates from more than 205 countries … Read more

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Welsh ‘digital’ firms called to Catalunya for trade event

Welsh ‘digital’ firms called to Catalunya for trade event

Posted on 21/02/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

By Kate Madley
Welsh digital content creators, editors, publishers and distributors of educational products are being invited to attend an event aimed at helping them meet prospective distribution partners in Spain.
‘The Role of Digital in Education,’ hosted by UK … Read more

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Welsh Vice-Chancellor joins PM in bid to improve links with India

Posted on 20/02/2013, in International Business Highlights, News, with 0 Comments

Cardiff University’s Vice-Chancellor has joined a Prime Minister-led business and skills mission to India in a bid to help improve Wales’s educational links.
Professor Colin Riordan will join colleagues from universities across the UK and the UK Minister for Universities … Read more

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Welsh Lamb heads to the Middle East as interest grows

Posted on 19/02/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

Representatives from the Welsh red meat industry will head to Dubai to build on the growing interest in Welsh Lamb from the Middle East.
Staff from Welsh red meat promotion agency Hybu Cig Cymru (HCC) will be attending the Gulfood … Read more

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Steve Howell

On a mission, it pays to give customers a good impression

Posted on 18/02/2013, in Opinion On, with 0 Comments

Steve Howell, Freshwater’s chief executive and chairman of Wales World Wide, writes a monthly column - Business Talk - for the Western Mail newspaper. The following article appeared on Monday 18th February 2013. The views expressed are Steve’s and Read more

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China’s greener agenda signals new opportunities for Welsh businesses

Posted on 18/02/2013, in International Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

By Piper Terrett
China hasn’t been known for its environmental agenda. The emerging superpower is currently the world’s biggest carbon emitter, as well as its largest producer and consumer of coal. Last year, to feed its growing industrialisation, it also … Read more

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Hollywood honours Burton with a star

Posted on 15/02/2013, in International Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

By Kate Madley
Seven-times Oscar nominated Welshman, Richard Burton, will join the Hollywood Walk of Fame as a star in his honour is to be unveiled on St. David’s Day.
The ceremony, announced today by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, … Read more

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