Get on board and meet the export experts in Deeside
An eye-catching 23-ton, 40ft-long Export Hub is in Deeside today to help businesses grow their markets overseas.
Welsh Government Economy Minister Edwina Hart is urging businesses to get on board and meet the export experts in Deeside where they can get advice on all aspects of exporting.
Companies of all sizes will get real-time export opportunities, face to face advice and expertise to support them at every step on their exporting journey.
Calbee UK is hosting the visit and the truck will be parked on its premises on the Deeside Industrial Park today between 10am – 2pm and will include a conversation with an expert from India.
Calbee, Japan’s largest manufacturer of savoury snacks, opened its new facility in the Deeside Enterprise Zone in June 2015 and was backed by business finance from the Welsh Government.
Encouraging businesses to take advantage of the opportunity, the Minister said:
“Exports are vital for the economy and in Wales account for more than £11 billion annually, delivering significant benefits for those businesses.
“The decision to export can undoubtedly be a big step for many companies but exporting can deliver significant rewards and open up a new, world-wide market for companies’ products and services. The Export Hub roadshow is there to provide face-to-face advice and help and support Welsh businesses at every step of their export journey.
“The Export Hub tour complements the Welsh Government’s extensive export support programme that includes overseas trade missions and visits.
“In the current financial year 93 companies have so far secured more than £72m in export business as a direct result of Welsh Government support. This is a £20m increase on the previous year – we want that upward spiral to continue and help more businesses benefit from exporting.” Spotted something? Got a story? Send a Facebook Message | A direct message on Twitter | Email: News@Deeside.com