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Key Industries

Wales is a country of rich variety. Things are rarely the same from one mile to next as you travel through its ever-changing landscapes. There is great diversity in industry too, from global players in Life Sciences and Tech, to pioneers in Energy & Environment and Tourism. Wales is known for its workforce expertise and for building strong links between higher education and industry. Within these eight key industry sectors you’ll find any number of reasons why good people choose to do their best work in Wales.

  • Advanced Materials & Manufacturing
  • Construction 
  • Creative Industries
  • Energy & Environment
  • Financial & Professional Services 
  • Food & Drink
  • Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
  • Life Sciences
  • Tourism

To learn more about the priority business sectors in Wales, please visit the Trade & Invest Wales website.