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October 2013

31st Cctober 2013

Welsh businesses look to build links in China

Posted on 31/10/2013, in Uncategorized, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

Welsh businesses will spend the next fortnight in the Chinese cities of Chongqing, Chengdu and Shanghai as part of the Welsh Government’s multi-sector trade mission.
There are 11 Welsh firms and universities visiting the Asian economy across the three trips … Read more

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Wales set to harness the power of the tides

Posted on 28/10/2013, in Spotlight On, with 0 Comments

With the UK government committed to meeting renewable energy targets,  Mark Shorrock, chief executive of Tidal Lagoon Power, argues that it’s time for Wales to lead the way by harnessing one of its major natural resources.
Finding viable alternatives to … Read more

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South and Mid Wales Chambers launch manifestos outlining key business priorities for Wales

Posted on 23/10/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

The South and Mid Wales Chambers of Commerce have set out what they believe are the key priorities to stimulate economic growth in the coming year with the launch today (22 October 2013) of their 2013-14 Manifesto.
Written as a … Read more

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Investment boost for hydrogen refuelling infrastructure in Wales

Posted on 21/10/2013, in Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

ITM Power is setting up a subsidiary company in Wales and opening a new facility focussed on supporting the establishment of a hydrogen refuelling infrastructure in Wales that will create 46 new jobs.
Backed by £1m business finance from the … Read more

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(l-r): Professor Jenny Nelson, Professor Richard B Davies, Professor David Worsley, Minister for Economy, Science and Transport Edwina Hart, Professor James Durrant,  and Professor Julie Williams

Solar energy research centre to put Wales at forefront of solar industry

Posted on 17/10/2013, in Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

A new, world-class solar energy research centre to support the growth of the solar industry in Wales, and headed by one of the world’s pre-eminent solar energy research scientist, was launched yesterday (October 17) by Swansea University after being awarded … Read more

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International themed events encourage exports

Posted on 16/10/2013, in Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

A series of regional events will be held this November (11-15) as part of UK Trade & Investment’s Export Week, aimed at expanding current exporter’s activity and to encourage businesses to start exporting.
In Wales, the Welsh Government will be … Read more

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Welsh accountant elected president of global body

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

A health sector management consultant from Usk, Monmouthshire, has been elected to serve as president of the global body for professional accountants.
Martin Turner will represent the 162,000 members and 428,000 students in 170 countries who make up the Association … Read more

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8th October 2013

South Wales Chamber calls for professional sector to do more to support business growth in Wales

Posted on 08/10/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

The South Wales Chamber of Commerce is today (Tuesday 8 October) calling for the professional sector in Wales to play a greater role in supporting business growth following the publication of its latest Quarterly Economic Survey (QES), which shows that … Read more

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4th October 2013

Welsh countryside used to set the scene in new feature film

Posted on 05/10/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

Parts of the Welsh countryside will be seen in a new film backed by Film4 that was released across UK cinemas yesterday (4 October).
How I Live Now, based on the award-winning young adult novel by Meg Rosoff, has … Read more

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Eurozone emerges from recession and opportunities open for Welsh exporters

Eurozone emerges from recession and opportunities open for Welsh exporters

Posted on 01/10/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

With the stunning export of the world’s most expensive footballer, Wales’s own Gareth Bale, to one of the eurozone’s largest but most troubled economies in Spain, are we about to see an uptick in trade from our shores into the … Read more

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