Westminster News

Japan opens market to British lamb and beef

Agreement is good news for Welsh farmers whose lamb already accounts for a third of total food and drink exports 

UK exporters are set to benefit from a multimillion pound boost as Japan opened its market to imports of UK lamb and beef.

Secretary of State for Wales' New Year message for 2019

The Welsh Secretary reflects on Welsh success stories in 2018 and looks ahead to the following 12 months

Looking back over the past twelve months, Wales has once again proven its credentials as a world-renowned destination for inward investment and increasing opportunities.

£240 million investment drive creates thousands of Welsh jobs

The President of the Board of Trade, Liam Fox, hosts Board of Trade meeting in Wales for the first time with Welsh Secretary Alun Cairns.

For the first time, the Board of Trade met in Wales to launch £240 million worth of Welsh energy and infrastructure projects to global investors.

More than half a billion for Wales in Chancellor's Budget

The budget shows the scale of ambition the UK Government has for Wales

Wales benefits from over half a billion pounds in additional funding for the Welsh Government, as well as £120 million for a North Wales Growth Deal.