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# imports - Thursday 31 May, 2018

Canada hits US with €10.9 billion in retaliatory tariffs in steel row

The US has said it will impose stiff tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from the European Union, Canada, Mexico.

# imports - 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.

# imports - Saturday 21 January, 2017

From The42 Limerick bring in Brazilian striker while Estonian international heads to Waterford Imports

Limerick bring in Brazilian striker while Estonian international heads to Waterford

The two Munster clubs have announced significant additions ahead of the start of the new season.

# imports - Monday 12 December, 2016

From The42 'If a guy is living and working in the area and he wants to play Gaelic football, then why not?' Imports

'If a guy is living and working in the area and he wants to play Gaelic football, then why not?'

St Vincent’s defender Ger Brennan has defended the club’s use of imports.

# imports - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

From The42 IRFU chief David Nucifora says he didn't block Munster's move for Moore Imports

IRFU chief David Nucifora says he didn't block Munster's move for Moore

The Australian performance director suggested the IRFU and Munster’s valuations of the hooker were some way apart.

# imports - 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.

# imports - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Ireland imports millions of litres of used cooking oil to meet EU biofuel targets

An Taisce has branded such policies as “unsustainable”.

# imports - Monday 28 April, 2014

How many bananas do the Irish eat in a week?

A fly-on-the-deck doc sees Cork, the world’s second largest natural deep water harbour, give up its secrets.

# imports - 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.

# imports - Monday 3 February, 2014

1.5 billion people gained access to more Irish produce last year

The figure is included in the Department of Foreign Affair’s first report on its economic and promotional activities.

# imports - Friday 13 September, 2013

Ireland sees drop in exports during July CSO

Ireland sees drop in exports during July

However, figures show the trade surplus has increased to €3.2 billion in the year with the agri-sector performing strongly.

# imports - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Slide in pharmaceutical sales drives a nine per cent drop in exports

There was a decline of €703 million in the year up to June – driven largely by the drop in pharma sales, as patents for major drugs expire.

# imports - Friday 19 July, 2013

Imported frozen berries linked to Hepatitis A outbreak

The Food Safety Authority issues warning as Ireland and Italy both hit by same strain of virus.

# imports - Friday 14 June, 2013

Exports rise by 1% but trade surplus falls by 3%

Overall, the EU accounted for 58 per cent of total exports, while the US was the main non-EU destination accounting for 20 per cent.

# imports - Monday 27 May, 2013

Over 1,500 seizures of counterfeit goods have been made already this year

Finance Minister Michael Noonan said there are no proposals to increase penalties for the crime.

# imports - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Trade surplus of €3.1bn in February 2013 - CSO CSO

Trade surplus of €3.1bn in February 2013 - CSO

Exports increased by 2.2 per cent while imports were down by -2 per cent in February 2013.

# imports - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Irish exports at highest levels since 2002 CSO

Irish exports at highest levels since 2002

Figures from the CSO show there was a trade surplus of €42.98 billion last year.

# imports - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

What meat import is most frequently rejected by Ireland?

New information from the Department of Agriculture shows that a low number of animal food items were rejected at Irish ports.

# imports - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Value of exports rises in November - CSO

A seven per cent increase from October to November 2012 was noted.

# imports - Friday 14 December, 2012

Ireland's trade surplus increases in October

The value of Irish exports was up slightly on September, while the volume of imports also fell.

# imports - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Trade surplus for September down 41% on August – CSO

The drop in Ireland’s trade surplus is the first since March of this year.

# imports - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

Column: Moaning about allowances lets us ignore Ireland’s real problems

Public sector allowances are small fry – but the media storm is a distraction from the real bad news, writes Michael Taft.

# imports - Friday 14 September, 2012

CSO data shows Irish exports up by 6pc in July

The CSO figures also show that exports to key target areas like India, China and Russia have risen in the last year.

# imports - Thursday 16 August, 2012

See-sawing: exports fall in June after May bounce back

A disappointing April was followed by an improved May but June’s exports fell back once more.

# imports - Friday 13 July, 2012

Exports bounce back in May Yay

Exports bounce back in May

Ireland’s export-led recovery continues.

# imports - Saturday 30 June, 2012

Ireland launches trade mission to France

Minister Bruton, Enterprise Ireland and dozens of Irish companies are taking part in the three-day trade trip to boost Irish exports.

# imports - Monday 18 June, 2012

Exports and imports dive in April

The latest data from the CSO shows the lowest seasonally-adjusted monthly export figures since March 2010.

# imports - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

Revealed: the single country that's hurting Ireland's trade balance

There’s one single country from which we are importing more and more stuff – and it’s hurting our overall trade figures.

GALLERY: Ireland's 20 most improved trading partners in 2011 Trade This post contains images

GALLERY: Ireland's 20 most improved trading partners in 2011

We’ve ranked the countries with which Ireland has the best surplus of exports – and seen where that’s grown in 2011.

# imports - Tuesday 17 April, 2012

Imports and exports down in February – CSO

Ireland’s trade surplus declined by €197 million over the first two months of 2012, with both exports and imports falling.

# imports - Friday 16 March, 2012

Irish exports recover in January to follow record trade surplus

CSO figures show that the trade surplus reached €3.25 billion in January, while the confirmed figures for 2011 are the best ever.

# imports - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Dublin Port to welcome cruise ships as part of 'masterplan'

The plan announced today by Minister Leo Varadkar will see over €600 million pumped into Ireland’s largest port over the next 30 years.

# imports - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

Trade surplus falls by 23 per cent in December

Ireland’s seasonally adjusted exports fell by €750m in December 2011, while imports rose to chip away at the trade balance.

# imports - Friday 27 January, 2012

Cheaper cars may be on the way to Ireland after ECJ ruling

The European Commission has formally told Ireland to change its motor tax rules for vehicles which are less than 3 months old.

# imports - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

Exports in November up by 9pc on previous year

The dip in exports for October was short-lived – as the trade surplus reached its highest level ever in November 2011.

# imports - Thursday 5 January, 2012

EU gears up for Iranian oil ban over nuclear dispute Oil

EU gears up for Iranian oil ban over nuclear dispute

The move will build pressure on Iran, which is already facing a currency crisis and a tense naval standoff with the US.

# imports - Thursday 15 December, 2011

Shrinking exports mean 11pc fall in trade surplus

Preliminary figures from the CSO show that the slowdown on mainland Europe could be beginning to hit Irish exports.

# imports - Friday 21 October, 2011

Exports up 10 per cent in one month

The CSO’s latest figures show that exports increased by 10 per cent in August – good news following a poor performance in July.

# imports - Friday 30 September, 2011

Service deficit down as demand grows at home and abroad

The majority of Ireland’s exported services last year were in the computer sector.

# imports - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

Exports fall by 12 per cent in just one month

The value of Irish exports fell by €935m in July – denting hopes that external trade could help to refloat Ireland’s economy.

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