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# exports - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Ireland suspends beef exports to China after atypical BSE case confirmed

There are no public health risks associated with this case.

# exports - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

Covid-19 will have a 'severe' impact on Irish food businesses

Bord Bia has said that the coronavirus pandemic has caused major disruption to the food industry.

# exports - Friday 21 February, 2020

'The factories are closed, there's going to be a huge knock-on effect'

The impact of the coronavirus is being felt in Ireland with SMEs unsure about what lies ahead.

# exports - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Why medtech startup PMD raised €1.4m to work on a 'huge opportunity' in the Middle East

The Cork outfit develops wearables to monitoring patients’ breathing and is also looking towards Canada.

# exports - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

Irish exports to the UK have grown a lot in spite of ongoing Brexit uncertainty CSO

Irish exports to the UK have grown a lot in spite of ongoing Brexit uncertainty

Total goods exports to the UK increased by €166 million and amounted to a total €1.2 billion.

# exports - Sunday 1 April, 2018

Since 2014, Irish trade with Russia has fallen - agrifoods have been 'hit hard'

In 2014, overall trade with Russia was worth €948 million.

# exports - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Column: Brexit is dangerous for Ireland if we're not prepared

Irish businesses develop their international business plans to mitigate against the risks coming down the road, writes Hugh Torpey.

# exports - Sunday 6 August, 2017

New sanctions imposed on North Korea are 'a whole new level'

A ban on exports aims to deprive Pyongyang of about €850 million in annual revenue.

# exports - Monday 11 July, 2016

Britain is not Ireland's most lucrative EU trading partner - Belgium is

Exports to Britain in 2015 accounted for €13.7 billion but the Belgian market was worth €14.5 billion.

# exports - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Nothing is denting the world's appetite for Irish dairy

The sector was the biggest contributor to record food and drink exports in 2015.

# exports - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

'You can't stand with your finger in the dam': Bruton gives his 2c on TTIP

This is what the Jobs Minister had to say about a EU-US free-trade deal today.

# exports - Sunday 17 May, 2015

'We thought we could set up an online shop, work from home and make a fortune'

One of the sisters behind Clevamama tells us about building an award-winning export business.

# exports - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

How Irish whiskey has been brought back from 'near extinction'

Thousands of rural jobs could be created if the local sector recreates the success of the Scotch industry.

# exports - Monday 16 March, 2015

These forecasters have some dire predictions for the euro

Put it this way – it’s a good time to be a US tourist in Europe.

# exports - Friday 20 February, 2015

After 15 years, China has lifted its ban on Irish beef

But hold on, more inspections are still needed.

# exports - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Will Ireland get into China's multi-billion euro beef market? We'll find out soon

Chinese officials visited meat plants late last year. A report is now being compiled.

# exports - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

A free trade deal between the EU and US is looking very shaky for this year

Some 150,000 responses were made to a survey about the pact – and most were against it.

# exports - Monday 8 December, 2014

Sure the economy is getting boomier, but it could be a long time until most people feel it

So much for being the “poster child” of Europe.

# exports - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Work starts on biggest independent Irish distillery - whiskey and jobs will flow

Walsh Whiskey Distillery in Carlow will be producing by 2016, 55 jobs to come.

# exports - Friday 5 September, 2014

Euro goes down, exporters cheer (some of them)

It’s not such good news if your business does most of its trade in Europe.

# exports - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Exporters rail against All-Ireland train strikes

Industrial action could have lasting consequences for rail travel, the IEA said.

# exports - Sunday 10 August, 2014

"I don't think we're back to cheese mountains": Coveney plays down Russian sanctions

The Agriculture Minister has said the effect on the Irish market this year might only be €8.2 million.

# exports - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

AIB announces €200m fund to support Irish SME exports

The bank’s latest Exports Outlook Report for SMEs shows positive mood among Irish companies for expanding their export market in 2014.

# exports - Monday 23 June, 2014

EU beats US to become world's top agri and food exporter

Emerging markets, like China, are pushing up demand for European food products, according to the European Commission.

# exports - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Sean Sherlock is jetting off to Switzerland to see how he can help Irish companies

More than 200 Irish-based companies are already doing business in the country.

# exports - Friday 23 May, 2014

Irish firms are growing, but overseas is the best place for new business

One-in-three Irish companies are finding their feet abroad, but still face hurdles.

# exports - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Why is the Mexican flag flying over the Mansion House?* Viva Mexico! This post contains images

Why is the Mexican flag flying over the Mansion House?*

*No, we haven’t been invaded.

# exports - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Guess how many of these were sold around the world last year?

It’s a lot of milking.

# exports - Monday 14 April, 2014

Here's how much we're making from overseas trade

Trade gains bump driven by food, essential oils and organic chemical sectors.

Gilmore: Not viable to export wind energy to Britain... right now

He was hesitant to state whether Ireland would support sending an EU security force to Ukraine.

# exports - Friday 11 April, 2014

Irish trade to Canada set for €1.2 billion boost

EU deal could be worth €26 billion overall.

# exports - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Value of Irish exports fell by almost half a billion between December and January

However, they saw a year-on-year increase of 4 per cent in January.

# exports - Monday 20 January, 2014

IMPACT: Food exports could be hit by industrial action at Department of Agriculture

Over 600 technical staff at the Department of Agriculture intend to cause ‘administrative inconvenience to management’ from today.

# exports - Monday 13 January, 2014

Over 18,000 jobs created by Enterprise Ireland supported firms in 2013

Full-time employment levels in these companies are the highest since 2007 and total employment is the highest recorded in the last decade.

# exports - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

This is where Irish food and drink was sold last year and how well it did

We don’t know about you, but it’s making us a bit hungry.

Value of Irish food and drink exports nearly €10 billion in 2013

Exports for dairy products and ingredients brought in the most money, followed by beef exports.

# exports - Sunday 22 December, 2013

Damien Kiberd: Drop the goody-two-shoes approach to economic policy

Job figure increases are welcome – but Government needs to be bolshy to grab the three things it needs for proper growth.

# exports - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Irish dance show "to tour China for the next 10 years"

Chinese people absolutely love Irish dancing, it seems.

# exports - Monday 2 December, 2013

Column: Betting your business on the domestic Irish market is foolish, lazy and unnecessary

Being ‘the best in Ireland’ is too limited a goal for Irish businesses today; businesses should emulate Germany’s ‘Mittelstand’ approach to drive export growth, writes Patrick Burke.

# exports - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Exports to lead "solid and sustainable" growth - forecast

A growth in trading with China, Mexico and Argentina will be among the keys to the country’s economic recovery, says a new forecast.

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