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International Business Highlights

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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Croatia’s EU accession opens doors for export opportunities

Croatia’s EU accession opens doors for export opportunities

Posted on 12/08/2013, in International Business Highlights, News, with 0 Comments

The first country to join the bloc since 2007, Croatia officially became a member of the European Union on 1 July 2013.
A historic moment for what has been a politically unstable nation, fireworks lit the sky as the membership … Read more

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Welsh firm wins over £2m of new business at Paris Air Show

Posted on 15/07/2013, in International Business Highlights, News, with 0 Comments

By Kate Madley
Five Welsh businesses returned from the Paris Air Show (17-23 June), with one firm – Tritech – securing an order worth £2.652m.
The Welsh Government’s Advanced Materials and Manufacturing (AM&M) team hosted a stand at the Paris … Read more

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10th July 2013

New San Francisco official outlines plans to promote Wales in one of the world’s most influential markets

Posted on 10/07/2013, in International Business Highlights, News, with 0 Comments

By Kate Madley
The government official responsible for selling Wales to one of the world’s most influential markets has outlined her plans to enhance Wales’s reputation as a place to invest and do business.
Jill Scott, senior representative in North … Read more

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14th June 2013

Experts offer insight on routes into the Indian market

Posted on 14/06/2013, in International Business Highlights, News, with 0 Comments

Senior experts from the UK India Business Council (UKIBC) and PwC visited Cardiff recently to outline key opportunities to Welsh manufacturing SMEs looking to enter the Indian market.
The two flagship organisations are working on a joint report highlighting potential … Read more

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12_june_2013

“Knowledge gaps and language skills hold back exporters,” says British Chamber

Posted on 12/06/2013, in International Business Highlights, News, with 0 Comments

The British Chamber of Commerce (BCC) is calling for more support for firms looking to trade overseas to help increase exports.
A survey of more than 4,500 businesses revealed that the share number of Chamber members exporting continues to increase. … Read more

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Welsh businesses embark on Tokyo trade mission

Posted on 10/06/2013, in International Business Highlights, News, with 0 Comments

By Kate Madley
Rare hand-crafted Welsh gold jewellery, advanced semiconductor wafers and preservative chemicals used in the pharmaceutical and cosmetics industry are among the diverse range of products that will be promoted in Japan this week.
Economy Minister, Edwina Hart, … Read more

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31st_May_2013

Lions make historic stopover in Hong Kong

Posted on 31/05/2013, in International Business Highlights, News, with 0 Comments

By Kate Madley
The eyes of the rugby world look to Hong Kong this weekend (June 1), as the British & Irish Lions play their first Asian tour match in their 125 year history.
The Asian stopover is the first … Read more

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28th May 2013

A pretty Indian picture

Posted on 28/05/2013, in International Business Highlights, News, with 0 Comments

By Sonia Mathur
Whether you look at its products or its balance sheets, the beauty business paints a pretty picture. It is a sector which many believe is recession proof. The cosmetic industry in the UK continued to grow when … Read more

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