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June 2013

Penderyn Distillery - 2

Penderyn Distillery invests £1m to increase production

Posted on 29/06/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

Penderyn Distillery, the award-winning malt whisky producer based in Wales’s Brecon Beacons, has confirmed plans to install additional whisky stills enabling the distillery to increase its current output and target new international markets.
The expansion is an investment of almost … Read more

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28th June 2013

Welsh Government strengthens trade links with Russia

Posted on 28/06/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 2 Comments

Minister for Economy, Edwina Hart is leading a Welsh Government trade mission to Russia this weekend to promote increased trade and investment between the two countries.
The Minister will join Welsh companies from the food and drink sector, the advanced … Read more

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27th June 2013

Exporters offered advice from industry experts

Posted on 27/06/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

By Mitchell Gadd
Would-be exporters were given an outline of the support available to help them grow their business overseas at an event in Cardiff last week.
‘Business Growth through Export’, which was hosted by the Association of Chartered Certified … Read more

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Week of events will showcase Wales’s digital and creative industries

Posted on 25/06/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

This week (24-27 June) sees the Wales Millennium Centre welcome Digital Cardiff Week through its doors.
Digital Cardiff Week consists of four innovative events, showcasing the best talent from the digital and creative industries in Wales.
Led by a number … Read more

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Interview: Rhodri Morgan on Swansea University’s new partnerships in Texas

Posted on 24/06/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

By Kate Madley
Swansea University visited Texas last week to launch a number of collaborative partnerships with a group of five Texan universities.
During the visit, Rhodri Morgan, former First Minister for Wales and now Chancellor of Swansea University, launched … Read more

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Spotlight On

Video: NatWest shares tips for export success

Posted on 20/06/2013, in Spotlight On, with Comments Off

Wales World Wide talks to Guy Jones, Director Commercial Banking at NatWest, about the importance of exports to help grow a business in Wales.
Mr Jones discusses the range of support available to businesses looking to start their international trade … Read more

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Swansea University Vice-Chancellor Prof Richard B Davies (left) and Chancellor Rhodri Morgan (right) in Houston to launch the partnerships.

Swansea University to launch partnership with Texas universities

Posted on 18/06/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

Swansea University will launch a partnership agreement with top universities in Texas this week in a bid to increase its global presence.
The large-scale partnership will see Swansea working strategically with strong universities in Texas to provide a massive increase … Read more

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First science star for Wales announced

Posted on 17/06/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

A world-leading neurobiologist will take up a post at Cardiff University as the first appointment under the Welsh Government’s £50m flagship science initiative.
Yves Barde, from the Biozentrum at the University of Basel, will join Cardiff School of Biosciences through … Read more

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14th June 2013

Experts offer insight on routes into the Indian market

Posted on 14/06/2013, in International Business Highlights, News, with 0 Comments

Senior experts from the UK India Business Council (UKIBC) and PwC visited Cardiff recently to outline key opportunities to Welsh manufacturing SMEs looking to enter the Indian market.
The two flagship organisations are working on a joint report highlighting potential … Read more

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“Knowledge gaps and language skills hold back exporters,” says British Chamber

Posted on 12/06/2013, in International Business Highlights, News, with 0 Comments

The British Chamber of Commerce (BCC) is calling for more support for firms looking to trade overseas to help increase exports.
A survey of more than 4,500 businesses revealed that the share number of Chamber members exporting continues to increase. … Read more

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