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WalesTrade International
Welsh Assembly Government
Cathays Park
Cardiff
CF10 3NQ

Tel: +44 (0) 29 2080 1046
Fax: +44 (0) 29 2082 3964
Email: exports@wales.gsi.gov.uk
Website: www.walestrade.com

Welsh Development Agency
Principality House
The Friary
Cardiff
CF10 3FE

Tel: +44 (0) 29 2082 8838
Fax: +44 (0) 29 2022 3243
Email: enquiries@wda.co.uk
Website: http://www.invest-in-wales.com

Wales Trade International - Masnach Cymru Rhyngwladol

Wales Trade International brings together the overseas trade work which was being carried out by the Welsh Assembly Government and the Welsh Development Agency and operates under the direct control of the assembly. A full range of export development services are available from Wales Trade International.

A new programme of assistance to Welsh companies through Wales Trade International is available through www.export-assist.com. Export Assist is aimed at companies which have yet to make their first export sales and previous exporters who wish to enter new international markets

The Welsh Development Agency
The WDA is committed to maintaining Wales ’ position as a world-class location for overseas business. That means we find out exactly what a potential investor is looking for in Wales and put together a world-class team to support them establish their operations in Wales . This approach of using a coordinated group of dedicated specialists is called Team Wales.

Many of the world’s largest multinationals are enjoying the advantages of investing and re-investing in Wales . Their success has helped create one of Europe ’s fastest growing regions and one of the most impressive foreign direct investment (FDI) track records worldwide.

World Class Wales
A dynamic business destination and home to world-class companies such as Ford and NTL, Wales is a unique gateway to the UK , Europe and key markets around the globe. A winning combination of competitive set-up costs, a highly skilled workforce, advanced communications and leading edge innovation make Wales the premier choice for investment.

A track record of success
Wales has one of the most impressive track records in Europe for attracting international businesses; more than 2,000 inward investment projects were secured into Wales between 1983 and 2000.

Reinvestment
Many of the world’s largest multinationals such as Sony, Panasonic and GE, are enjoying the advantages of investing and reinvesting in Wales . Their success has helped create one of Europe ’s fastest growing regions. “We are the most flexible, productive and profitable site in Europe ” – Sony.

Quality of Workforce
Commitment, flexibility and innovation characterise the skilled workforce in Wales ; commitment to building success, flexibility to adapt to changing investor needs and innovation to create the products of tomorrow are the qualities that attract investors to Wales time and time again.

This document owned by cmsadmin@uat.com , last published 20/05/2004.


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