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November 2013

Craft brewery plans to double production and turnover

Craft brewery plans to double production and turnover

Posted on 28/11/2013, in Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

The Celt Experience – which brews internationally-acclaimed craft beers that are exported to twenty countries around the world – is set to double turnover and capacity in a key £250,000 expansion.
The investment, backed by £90,000 from the Welsh Government’s … Read more

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25 NOV 2013

Wales hosts its first African Film Festival

Posted on 25/11/2013, in Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

This Saturday (30 November) marks the opening of Wales’s first ever African Film Festival.
The eight-day festival will host 12 feature length films, workshops, master-classes and panel discussions held at the Culture and Media Centre in Butetown, Cardiff University and … Read more

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Medica 2013

Largest Welsh trade delegation descends on German medical event

Posted on 22/11/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

More than 70 representatives from Wales’s life sciences sector are in Dusseldorf this week to attend a medical trade event.
Medica, a four-day event held from November 20-23 featuring more than 4,500 exhibitors from 120 countries, is expected to draw … Read more

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Welsh hub plays key role in global growth of mobile banking firm

Posted on 21/11/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

A mobile banking, payments and commerce technology organisation, with a technology and R&D hub in Nantgarw, south Wales, has doubled its original target of creating 40 jobs in Wales.
Monitise, a world-leader in Mobile Money that provides services to more … Read more

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The 2010 club house at the Celtic Manor Resort

Funding confirmed for proposals to build largest conference facility in Wales

Posted on 20/11/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 3 Comments

A match funding scheme to help develop plans for a new world-class Wales International Convention Centre at Celtic Manor, near Newport, has been announced today by Economy Minister Edwina Hart.
The Welsh Government funding will allow Celtic Manor management to … Read more

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November 15th 2013

Exports and inward investment discussed at Question Time-style debate

Posted on 15/11/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

By Mitchell Gadd
A lack of confidence and clear and consistent offering has held Wales back from fulfilling its export and inward investment potential. That was the message from businesses and politicians this week at a debate held to discuss … Read more

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13thnovember2013

Minister announces new trade missions at International Trade Day

Posted on 13/11/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

Economy Minister Edwina Hart has announced a new programme of 15 overseas events to promote trade during a visit to International Trade Day Wales today (Wednesday 13 November).
The events will take place between February and November next year and … Read more

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Danish retail brand to open first store in Wales

Posted on 11/11/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

A Danish retail brand is opening its first store in Wales creating 15 jobs, with two Welsh female entrepreneurs heading up the exclusive joint venture partnership.
Tiger, a variety store selling own-brand Scandinavian design homeware goods from stationary to cosmetics, … Read more

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7thnov2013

The Indian film industry celebrates a century of dreams

Posted on 07/11/2013, in International Business Highlights, News, with 0 Comments

By Sonia Mathur 
India is the largest producer of films in the world. In a country where the average income is just over a pound a day, movies transport the viewer to a fantasy world. The ‘hero’ is usually a … Read more

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4th november 2013

Emerging economies pause for breath with slowing growth forecasts

Posted on 04/11/2013, in International Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

By Graeme Davies  
As is typical in business, for all the promise offered to Welsh export-focused businesses by a potential recovery in the eurozone, worries are beginning to set in that the previously fast-growth emerging markets of Asia, Latin America, … Read more

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