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February 2014


The world prepares for a weekend of St David’s Day celebrations

Posted on 28/02/2014, in Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

People in Wales are gearing up to celebrate St David’s Day this weekend in honour of Saint David, the patron saint of Wales.
But the celebrations are far from restricted to Cymru. Festivities take place across the world as international … Read more

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Surge in exports for Swansea based 3D animation company

Posted on 25/02/2014, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

A Swansea based computer animation company has announced a 50 per cent growth in its international trade on its 10th anniversary.
iCreate, which currently employs 10 people, has recently secured major contracts with US chemical corporation Dow – producing a … Read more

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Advanced mobile technology developed in Wales is showcased at World Congress

Posted on 24/02/2014, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

Sophisticated advances in mobile technology developed in Wales will be on show at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week (Monday Feb 24-27), with one company shortlisted for a top award.
The technology ranges from an app to help … Read more

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New funding programmes available for innovative Welsh SMEs

Posted on 20/02/2014, in International Business Highlights, News, with 0 Comments

Innovative Welsh SMEs could be helped to research and reach new markets thanks to two new EU funding programmes.
The Eurostars programme provides funding for SMEs to undertake transnational research to develop innovative products, processes and services which can be … Read more

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Pinewood Studios to open world-class facility in Wales

Posted on 17/02/2014, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

Iconic film company, Pinewood Studios, will create a world-class studio in Wales.
The new 180,000 sq ft studios facility will be created at the former Energy Centre building at Wentloog, Cardiff, and will form part of Pinewood’s global network of … Read more

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Welsh manufacturer exports products to Qatar for urban regeneration project

Posted on 14/02/2014, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

Newtown based Zip-Clip is celebrating after its products have been approved for use on a prestigious $5.5 billion urban regeneration project in Qatar.
Zip-Clip operates in a niche market manufacturing high quality wire suspension systems that speed up the installation … Read more

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12 Feb 2014

Confidence at record high among exporters but more support needed to reach £1trillion target

Posted on 12/02/2014, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

Confidence among exporters about future turnover is now at the highest level on record, at 72 per cent, according to the British Chamber of Commerce and DHL latest Trade Confidence Index.
The report, released today (12 February), measures both UK … Read more

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Welsh artists to descend on Hollywood this coming St David’s Day

Posted on 10/02/2014, in International Business Highlights, News, with 0 Comments

Welsh diaspora will again gather in Hollywood, California this coming St David’s Day to celebrate the best of Welsh arts and culture.
Those with an interest or affinity with Wales will converge on the Cinefamily Silent Movie Theater in Los … Read more

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Wales ‘sets the scene’ for global brands

Posted on 05/02/2014, in News, with 0 Comments

Wales is proving to be a popular backdrop for global brands to film their marketing campaigns, with the Wales Screen Commission (WSC) receiving enquiries from 27 brands looking for locations in Wales in the last year.
Some of the WSC’s … Read more

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