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April 2015

Keith Waters

Eastern European countries present low risk and big opportunities for Welsh exporters

Posted on 29/04/2015, in Spotlight On, with 1 Comment

By Keith Waters
Keith Waters is head of trade development at Fraser International and has more than 30 years of extensive knowledge and experience in international trade. Here he discusses the opportunities and benefits for Welsh export markets within Eastern Read more

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Edwina Hart

New Cardiff Innovation Village receives international interest

Posted on 27/04/2015, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

GE Healthcare, a global life sciences company, has today (Monday 27 April) opened the first phase of its Innovation Village in Cardiff; a campus dedicated to growing business and developing technologies and tools for the global life sciences industry.
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Llandudno Wales

New figures reveal strong start to Welsh holiday season

Posted on 22/04/2015, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

The Easter holidays proved to be a strong start to the holiday season for the tourism industry in Wales, according to new figures from the Welsh Government’s business monitor survey.
Of the 400 businesses surveyed, 82% reported an increase in … Read more

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swanseawales

American research organisation announces second major expansion in Wales

Posted on 20/04/2015, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

PRA Health Sciences, a leading global clinical research organisation, has announced its second major expansion in Wales, creating nearly 90 new jobs in Swansea.
Economy Minister Edwina Hart has announced that the new investment is backed by £990,000 business finance … Read more

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Helen Corsi Kate Methuen Ley Tiger Wales

Danish retail brand opens fourth Welsh store

Posted on 16/04/2015, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

Danish retail brand, Tiger, is further expanding its operations in Wales by opening its fourth store in the retail concourse of the University Hospital of Wales (UHW), Cardiff.
The Nordic homeware brand, which sells a wide variety of stylish, Scandinavian … Read more

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airtrampolinepark

New adventure tourism attraction to launch in Cardiff

Posted on 16/04/2015, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism, Ken Skates, has announced funding for a Cardiff-based adventure tourism product, which will support a campaign to promote Wales as the home of adventure in 2016.
An investment of £59,000, from the Tourism … Read more

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Welsh Lamb campaign launched in Denmark

Welsh Lamb campaign launched in Denmark

Posted on 08/04/2015, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

A promotional campaign for the export of Welsh lamb was launched last week at the residency of the British Ambassador in Denmark.
The event was organised by Welsh meat promoters, Hybu Cig Cymru (HCC), in association with the British Embassy … Read more

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Nagra Media Cwmbran

Nagra Media UK announces further expansion at Cwmbran

Posted on 08/04/2015, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

An expansion project to develop next generation products for the rapidly expanding digital TV market has been secured by Nagra Media UK‘s Cwmbran centre and will create 20 new highly-skilled jobs.
Business finance from the Welsh Government helped the business … Read more

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Water

Welsh water business embarks on multi-million pound expansion project

Posted on 01/04/2015, in News, Wales Business Highlights, with 0 Comments

Narberth-based Princes Gate Spring Water is investing £5.5 million in a major expansion project that is set to double staff numbers and more than triple its production of organic spring water.
The business’s expansion will see an investment to its … Read more

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