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Built in the Black Country - Sold Around The World 21 st June 2013 Wayne Langford West Midlands Economic Forum Enterprise, Innovation and Growth Seminar.

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1 Built in the Black Country - Sold Around The World 21 st June 2013 Wayne Langford West Midlands Economic Forum Enterprise, Innovation and Growth Seminar

2 Key Points A Black Country Overview Investment in the Black Country – Current Strengths Future Priorities 2

3 A Black Country Overview The Place – 360 km 2 – 5,400 hectares open, public, green space The People – Population of 1.1m – 440,000 households – Diverse population – GCSE performance rising fast Business – 36,000 businesses generate £17bn of GVA – 437,000 employees – Its a FEG! 3

4 Investment in the Black Country What does it do – Quantity What does it do - Quality 4

5 Black Country - Englands LARGEST HVM Cluster & Global Supplier of Unique Products

6 Black Country - Englands LARGEST HVM Cluster & Global Supplier of Unique Products 90,000 Jobs5,000 Businesses £3.1bn UK GVA

7 Investment in the Black Country 7 36% 80%

8 The Black Country – A Unique Supply Chain Opportunity USA Europe Asia

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11 Investment in the Black Country Future Priorities – City Deal – Enterprise Zone – Telling the World! 11

12 Black Country City Deal £367M £277M Black Country Private Sector + £90M BC LAs To Deliver 4 Elements: Supply Chain Sites Skills Factory A Growth Factory for Innovation Welfare Support

13 Enterprise Zone 4,000 jobs; 100% capital allowances Working with Stoke and Staffs LEP Skills Planning

14 Telling the World 48% of Black Country companies are foreign owned Dominant ownership is USA and Germany Supporting evidence

15 Built in the Black Country - Sold around The World Right Place. Right Time.


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