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Economic Action Plan delivering for North East Wales

10 hours 35 min ago
North East Wales is reaping the rewards of infrastructure investment and high quality employment as a direct result of policies at the heart of the Welsh Government’s new Economic Action Plan

Welsh Government working with DECA on plans for second Welsh Advanced Manufacturing and Research Institute

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 09:35
The Welsh Government has made significant progress in its plans to establish a second Advanced Manufacturing and Research Institute (AMRI) in North Wales

Economy Secretary in Rhymney to explore local opportunities and challenges

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 13:00
Economy Secretary, Ken Skates has been visiting businesses and construction projects in the Rhymney Valley and seeking views on the challenges and opportunities facing the region.

Wales hosts second Heathrow business summit

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 08:00
Representatives of over 80 Welsh companies are set to attend Wales’ second Heathrow business summit in Cardiff today.

Sustainable packaging company expanding rapidly following Welsh Government support

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 14:45
An Ystrad Mynach based  packaging company that has secured a significant contract to supply paper straws to McDonald’s is expanding rapidly, partly thanks to a package of Welsh Government support.

Economy Secretary opens new life sciences headquarters in Crumlin

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 12:00
Economy Secretary, Ken Skates has been in Crumlin to open the new £14m global headquarters of life sciences company, BBI Group.

Welsh Government takes multi-sector trade mission to Brazil

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 09:32
Welsh Government is taking a delegation of exporters to Brazil to explore export opportunities and improve their understanding of the Latin American market.  

Economy Secretary to hold Brexit trade talks with North Wales Businesses

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 09:15
Airbus and other leading North Wales exporters will join Economy Secretary Ken Skates for talks on the future of trade after Brexit today.

Work to begin on site for new homes and businesses in Caerphilly

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 14:54
Work to prepare a site in Caerphilly for 200 new homes and more than 6000 sq m of employment space will begin next week, Economy Secretary Ken Skates has said.

More than 3000 new Welsh jobs created following inward investment

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 16:30
Latest figures show that more than 3000 jobs new jobs were announced  in Wales last year following investment by overseas companies.

Welsh Government supports Boots Hearingcare’s Growth Plans in Llandudno

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 17:11
Economy Secretary, Ken Skates has  today unveiled Boots Hearingcare’s new offices in Llandudno, which have been developed  following £250,000 of Welsh Government support.

Economy Secretary welcomes nuclear conference to Wales

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 13:00
Economy Secretary, Ken Skates has welcomed a major international nuclear conference to Wales.

Wales’ premium automotive business to business event in Wales opens

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 09:15
Cabinet Secretary Ken Skates will highlight the achievements and issues faced by the automotive sector in Wales during his keynote speech at this year’s Autolink event.

Go ahead for £3.5m Data Innovation Accelerator

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 09:27
Economy Secretary, Ken Skates has announced £3.5m for a project that will help Welsh businesses turn data science research and analytics into the products and processes of tomorrow.

Llanberis company growth a real success story

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 13:50
Welsh Government investment has supported Llanberis-based DMM Engineering to grow and give a boost to the local economy, Economy Secretary Ken Skates has said following a visit to the company.

Access to EU markets post Brexit on Export Conference agenda

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 00:01
The access that Welsh businesses will have to EU markets after Brexit will be on the agenda today when Economy Secretary, Ken Skates speaks to companies looking to drive up their exports.

Show time for Show Dogs

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 14:30
Cardiff will host a Welsh special preview of the feature film Show Dogs tomorrow ahead of its UK wide release.

New Economic Contract for Businesses seeking Welsh Government support

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 00:01
From today, businesses seeking Welsh Government support will need to enter into a new Economic Contract aimed at driving fair work, inclusive growth and responsible business behaviours.

Welsh site a perfect choice for Heathrow construction hub

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 11:10
Economy Secretary, Ken Skates is championing Welsh sites as the perfect choice for Logistics Hubs to host some of the off-site construction for Heathrow’s expansion project.

Construction begins on Advanced Manufacturing Research Institute in Broughton

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 00:01
Economy Secretary, Ken Skates has welcomed the start of construction at the Welsh Government’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Institute (AMRI) in Broughton.