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July 2013

30th July 2013

World-wide interest in Royal Welsh Show

Posted on 30/07/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

More than 960 visitors from 40 countries signed in at the International Pavilion at the Royal Welsh Show last week (22-25 July) reflecting the popularity of the event as a world-wide attraction.
Overseas interest in the show has been developing … Read more

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The impact of exchange rates on exports

Posted on 29/07/2013, in Spotlight On, with 0 Comments

Fluctuations in foreign exchange rates can have major implications for exporters. Here, Guy Jones, director of commercial banking for NatWest in Cardiff & East Wales, looks at the current state of major global currencies and what trends we can expect Read more

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Chinese agri-food delegation visits research centre

Posted on 26/07/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

A delegation from China has visited Swansea University’s Centre for Sustainable Aquatic Research (CSAR) this week as part of a mission to attract international companies to Wales.
The China State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs (CSAFEA) is on a fact-finding … Read more

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Figures show Wales has highest increase in exports in Q2

Posted on 24/07/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

Exporting activity is at its highest level since 2007, with Wales experiencing the highest increase over the last quarter, according to the latest British Chamber of Commerce (BBC) and DHL trade confidence index.
The report, released yesterday (23 July), measures … Read more

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19thJuly2013

Houston trip yields success for Welsh businesses

Posted on 19/07/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

By Mitchell Gadd
Two Welsh businesses returning from a conference in Houston say they are confident of forging partnerships at home and overseas.
Circle IT and Sequence were among seven Welsh companies who attended the Microsoft World Conference (WPC) last … Read more

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Paris Air Show

Welsh firm wins over £2m of new business at Paris Air Show

Posted on 15/07/2013, in International Business Highlights, News, with 0 Comments

By Kate Madley
Five Welsh businesses returned from the Paris Air Show (17-23 June), with one firm – Tritech – securing an order worth £2.652m.
The Welsh Government’s Advanced Materials and Manufacturing (AM&M) team hosted a stand at the Paris … Read more

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Wales to build £280m international specification motor racing circuit

Posted on 12/07/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

By Kate Madley
Blaenau Gwent Council says the Circuit of Wales, the new race track which was given the go-ahead this week (10 July), will be a ‘go to’ destination on the international stage.
Planning approval for the 830-acre site … Read more

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10th July 2013

New San Francisco official outlines plans to promote Wales in one of the world’s most influential markets

Posted on 10/07/2013, in International Business Highlights, News, with 0 Comments

By Kate Madley
The government official responsible for selling Wales to one of the world’s most influential markets has outlined her plans to enhance Wales’s reputation as a place to invest and do business.
Jill Scott, senior representative in North … Read more

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Houston Skyline

Welsh firms join Microsoft partners at global gathering in Houston

Posted on 08/07/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 1 Comment

Seven Welsh companies are in Houston this week (July 7-11) for the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference – a global gathering of top Microsoft partners from 160 countries.
The visit, co-ordinated and supported by the Welsh Government as part of its … Read more

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Tokyo

Welsh businesses close to agreeing Japanese distribution partnerships

Posted on 02/07/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

By Kate Madley
Two Welsh businesses say they are close to agreeing distribution partnerships in Japan following a visit to the country.
Bodelwyddan-based Clogau Gold and The Abergavenny Fine Food Co. were among a cohort of Welsh businesses that returned … Read more

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