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May 2013

31st_May_2013

Lions make historic stopover in Hong Kong

Posted on 31/05/2013, in International Business Highlights, News, with 0 Comments

By Kate Madley
The eyes of the rugby world look to Hong Kong this weekend (June 1), as the British & Irish Lions play their first Asian tour match in their 125 year history.
The Asian stopover is the first … Read more

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New export markets set to open following £1.2m investment

New export markets set to open following £1.2m investment

Posted on 29/05/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

By Kate Madley
The Welsh red meat industry has been given a further boost, receiving investment from the Welsh Government.
The decision to invest an additional £1.2m in the sector over the next three years was announced by the Minister … Read more

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28th May 2013

A pretty Indian picture

Posted on 28/05/2013, in International Business Highlights, News, with 0 Comments

By Sonia Mathur
Whether you look at its products or its balance sheets, the beauty business paints a pretty picture. It is a sector which many believe is recession proof. The cosmetic industry in the UK continued to grow when … Read more

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24th-May-2013

Number of businesses exporting is up, says BCC

Posted on 24/05/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

The number of UK businesses actively exporting has risen, according to a survey from the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC).
The survey of respondents shows that the number of member businesses exporting is up from 32% in 2012 to 39% … Read more

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Work begins at the Cardiff Pointe development

Posted on 23/05/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

By Kate Madley
The first stage of the multi-million pound development, Cardiff Pointe, was launched at the International Sports Village yesterday (22 May).
To mark the start of the latest project in Cardiff Bay, Cardiff Council Leader, Heather Joyce, was … Read more

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20_05_13

Welsh Government announces 2013/14 overseas events programme

Posted on 20/05/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

By Mitchell Gadd
The Welsh Government has announced additional events to its overseas programme for 2013/14, taking the number of trade missions, trade fairs and exhibitions to more than 40.
The full 44-event programme, which includes four retrospective events in … Read more

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Export Week: Building business opportunities in Latin America

Posted on 17/05/2013, in International Business Highlights, News, with 0 Comments

By Kate Madley
Welsh exporters were introduced to the wealth of opportunities in Brazil and Mexico yesterday (May 16), as part of an event organised by the Welsh Government in support of UK Trade & Investment’s Export Week.
The growth … Read more

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Export Week: Qatar – An Oasis of Business Opportunity

Posted on 16/05/2013, in International Business Highlights, News, with 0 Comments

By Mitchell Gadd
The ‘oasis’ of business opportunity in Qatar was outlined to Welsh exporters yesterday (May 15) who attended the latest leg of the UK Trade & Investment’s (UKTI) Export Week.
Jane Preston, an international trade and development consultant … Read more

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Export Week: Spread your business wings in Turkey

Posted on 15/05/2013, in International Business Highlights, News, with 0 Comments

By Kate Madley
Turkey is a modern, ambitious and open market with a strategic geographical position acting as a land bridge between Europe and Asia. That was the message from his Excellency Ünal Ceviköz, Turkish Ambassador to the UK, as … Read more

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Wales Life Sciences Investment Fund promoted to international audience

Posted on 14/05/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

The £100 million Wales Life Sciences Investment Fund – which has a remit to attract companies from the UK and the rest of the world to Wales – will be promoted to an international audience this week at BioTrinity 2013.… Read more

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