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Friday 1 December 2023 Dublin: -2°C

# Imports

This year
Imports from Great Britain to Ireland fall by 34% in a year
Exports from Ireland to Great Britain grew by 19% in the same period.
Used cars 79% more expensive than pre-pandemic levels
That’s despite the annual rate of inflation slowing to 10.7% in Quarter 2 of this year, down from an annual rate of 26.6% in Q2 of last year.
All time
Figures show major growth in trade between Ireland and Northern Ireland
Imports from Northern Ireland reached €2.8 billion in the first nine months of 2021.
Imports from Britain have dropped by over €900 million since Brexit
Meanwhile, Britain accounted for just 7% of exports from Ireland.
1.8 million customs declarations were processed in January – more than in all of 2020
Revenue has apologised for “intermittent performances” with its import system.
Freight group warns of trade disruption as supply chains 'slow up' due to new rules
FTAI General Manager Aidan Flynn said it is “unbelievable” that 30% of goods imported into Dublin Port are being inspected.
Who is the best-ever import into Irish rugby from abroad?
This week’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly found the lads in unanimous agreement.
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.
'They've fitted in straight away' - Wicklow boosted by recruits from Dublin
Garden County forward Patrick O’Connor has hailed the impact of newcomers David Devereux and Oisin Manning.
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.
Since 2014, Irish trade with Russia has fallen - agrifoods have been 'hit hard'
In 2014, overall trade with Russia was worth €948 million.
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.
'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.
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.
"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.
Ireland imports millions of litres of used cooking oil to meet EU biofuel targets
An Taisce has branded such policies as “unsustainable”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Irish exports at highest levels since 2002
Figures from the CSO show there was a trade surplus of €42.98 billion last year.
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.
Value of exports rises in November - CSO
A seven per cent increase from October to November 2012 was noted.
Ireland's trade surplus increases in October
The value of Irish exports was up slightly on September, while the volume of imports also fell.
Trade surplus for September down 41% on August – CSO
The drop in Ireland’s trade surplus is the first since March of this year.
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.
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.
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.
Exports bounce back in May
Ireland’s export-led recovery continues.
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.
Exports and imports dive in April
The latest data from the CSO shows the lowest seasonally-adjusted monthly export figures since March 2010.
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
We’ve ranked the countries with which Ireland has the best surplus of exports – and seen where that’s grown in 2011.
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.
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.