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Welsh firms' optimism after GDP rise

25 October 2013 Last updated at 20:13 BST

New figures reveal GDP, which measures the value of goods and services produced in the UK, increased by 0.8% over the summer.

It is the biggest rise for three years and it is being felt in some parts of Wales where firms are seeing a rise in orders.

BBC Wales economics correspondent Sarah Dickins reports.

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