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September 2013

28thsep2013

Swansea bids to host World University Rugby 7s tournament

Posted on 28/09/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) and Swansea University have submitted a bid to the International University Sports Federation (FISU) to host the 2016 World University Rugby 7s Championships in Swansea.
The bid, which has been submitted with the support … Read more

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27THSEPTEMBER2013

Announcement: Wales World Wide partners with CILT Cymru

Posted on 27/09/2013, in Announcements, News, with 0 Comments

Wales World Wide, the online network that promotes exports and inward investment for Welsh businesses, has partnered with CILT Cymru.
The partnership will see Wales World Wide become a Business Language Champion, working with CILT Cymru to raise awareness among … Read more

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Global manufacturer opens centre of excellence in Wales

Global manufacturer opens centre of excellence in Wales

Posted on 24/09/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

Hong Kong-based Tri Wall Group will establish a global training centre of excellence at its facility in Monmouth.
The announcement was made yesterday (23 September) by Economy Minister, Edwina Hart, when she joined Yuji Suzuki, chairman and founder of the … Read more

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23rdseptember2013

Welsh exports lead the way, official figures reveal

Posted on 23/09/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

Value of exports from Wales higher than the UK average
Official figures from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Cymru/ Wales show that the value of exports from Wales is higher than the UK average and also more than … Read more

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Lost city of ATLANTIS finds perfect location in Wales

Lost city of ATLANTIS finds perfect location in Wales

Posted on 20/09/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

Wales’s profile as a first class location for high end TV production is set to get a further boost when ATLANTIS – BBC’s highly anticipated new Saturday prime time fantasy drama – launches soon.
Filmed primarily in Wales, the show … Read more

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Wales coast path attracts worldwide attention

Wales coast path attracts worldwide attention

Posted on 18/09/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

The 870-mile long Welsh coast path is in the running to become the ‘8th Wonder of the World’ after a world-wide campaign has been launched to profile a global tourism hotspot.
VirtualTourist.com, a travel website which is part of … Read more

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Welsh exporters head to Qatar for trade mission

Welsh exporters head to Qatar for trade mission

Posted on 16/09/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

Fourteen companies and organisations from Wales head out to Qatar this week (Sept 14-19) on the Welsh Government led multi-sector trade mission to explore and maximise significant business opportunities in the region.
Qatar already has one of the highest rates … Read more

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13thSep2013

Technology collaborations bring £2m of investment into Wales

Posted on 13/09/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

High Performance Computing (HPC) Wales has announced six new funded PhD studentships in computational science at Welsh universities, taking the total inward investment attracted into Wales by the venture to £2 million.
The new fully-funded studentships, will power innovative research … Read more

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Las Vegas

Tourism event and new Chicago base sees Wales increase North America presence

Posted on 10/09/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

Representatives from the Welsh tourism sector are in Las Vegas this week (10-12 September) to promote Wales to the travel trade.
Visit Wales, together with Welsh Rarebits and Southern Wales Tourism, are participating in Destination Britain North America (DBNA) – … Read more

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Export Welsh Lamb

2013 shows early signs of export boost for Welsh lamb

Posted on 09/09/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

New figures from the first half of 2013 show positive signs for producers and exporters of Welsh Lamb.
Data from HMRC show that UK sheep meat exports were 14 percent higher between January and June, compared with the same period … Read more

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