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December 2013

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Domestic economy looks strong for 2014, but risks remain

Posted on 30/12/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

By Graeme Davies
As the turn of the year approaches, all the latest indicators point to a continued improvement in the performance of the UK economy throughout 2014. Indeed, current forecasts suggest GDP growth of 2.4 per cent or more … Read more

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Season’s Greeting from Wales World Wide – festive views from Wales

Posted on 26/12/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

Rheilffordd Ffestiniog steam railway train driving through Porthmadog, north Wales, in winter. Happy Boxing Day from Wales World Wide.… Read more

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Season’s Greeting from Wales World Wide – festive views from Wales

Posted on 25/12/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

Merry Christmas from Wales World Wide. We share with you today a view of snowy scenes in Snowdonia National Park.

Rheilffordd Ffestiniog steam railway train driving through Porthmadog, north Wales, in winter. Happy Boxing Day from Wales World Wide.… Read more

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What projects can profile Wales on the international stage in 2014?

Posted on 24/12/2013, in Spotlight On, with 1 Comment

Steve Howell, chief executive of Freshwater and chair of Wales World Wide, writes a monthly column – Business Talk – for the Western Mail newspaper. The views expressed are Steve’s and not necessarily those of the company.
This month Steve Read more

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Sweet confectionary company expands into Saudi and Ukraine

Posted on 23/12/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

South Wales-based Bon Bon Buddies, Europe’s leading supplier of licensed character and branded confectionary, is celebrating its twentieth year in business by expanding into new markets.
The firm, founded in 1993 in the front room of managing director Chris Howarth’s … Read more

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International start-ups come to the UK under new UKTI scheme

Posted on 19/12/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

UK Trade & Investment has launched a new initiative aimed at bringing the world’s best entrepreneurial talent to the UK.
The Sirius Programme, launched today (19 December) has announced the first selected start-ups to gain a place on the scheme, … Read more

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HPC Wales to power new international renewable research project

Posted on 18/12/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

HPC Wales has secured a lucrative contract to provide its services to an international research project seeking to expand the lifetime of batteries powered by renewable energy.
The contract, worth £100,000 and creating two new jobs, will see HPC Wales, … Read more

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Eurozone emerges from recession and opportunities open for Welsh exporters

Strong sales prompt expansion plans for north Wales company

Posted on 16/12/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

A Kinmel Bay-based company is looking at expansion plans to cope with strong sales both in the UK and overseas markets.
Consort Precision Diamond Co. Ltd., based on Tir Llwyd Industrial Estate, has seen its export sales expanding, particularly in … Read more

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Tidal Lagoon project will create over £750m in investment

Posted on 11/12/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

The economic potential of the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project could create up to 1,850 jobs in Wales during the project’s three-year construction phase and represent an estimated £756m of capital investment, of which £300m will be spent in Wales, … Read more

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New export markets on the horizon for Welsh meat

Posted on 10/12/2013, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

Japan and South Korea are now being considered as potential new markets for Welsh lamb and beef after a recent trade visit by members of the European Union to the Far East.
EU Agriculture Commissioner, Dacian Ciolos, led the Tastes … Read more

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