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# Exports

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# Bord Bia
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.
Voices
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.
# Heartbeat of Home
Irish dance show "to tour China for the next 10 years"
Chinese people absolutely love Irish dancing, it seems.
Voices
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.
# Economy
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.
# Enterprise Ireland
Enterprise Ireland to open offices in Texas and Istanbul
Minister Richard Bruton said that the government is determined to build a “powerful engine of Irish exporting businesses”.
# 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.
# cso stats
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.
# Exports
Exports to fall by €2.8 billion this year
The expiration of pharmaceutical patents have impacted sales in that sector, hurting Ireland’s national exports.
# Austerity
Irish Exporters Association: 2014 must be the last year of austerity
The association said that if the government succeeds in creating more jobs, more harsh cuts should not be needed.
# meat industry
Gulf countries lift ban on Irish meat
The ban introduced by six Middle-Easter countries following BSE crisis was scrapped after successful inspection.
# Imports
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.
# Exports
€16.2 billion in exports from Enterprise Ireland clients last year
The most successful sectors were engineering, software, internationally traded services and medical devices.
# 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.
# Exports
Eamon Gilmore joins 24 companies in Turkey for trade mission
The Enterprise Ireland trip will last four days.
# Corner turned?
Davy revises projections for growth in Irish economy... upward
Here’s something you don’t see every day… someone suggesting the economy will grow by more than first predicted.
# Exports
China to become top export destination for Ireland
It is expected the UK, USA and Germany will remain the top three destinations but countries
# CSO
Irish exports at highest levels since 2002
Figures from the CSO show there was a trade surplus of €42.98 billion last year.
# Green giant
IMF paper: Ireland has survived crisis before, and can do it again
A working paper by an IMF economist says Ireland can get out of its slump as long as it makes itself competitive.
# turbines
Ireland to export wind energy to Britain
An agreement being signed today could see some of the largest wind turbines in the world erected in the Bog of Allen in the midlands.
# Exports
Value of exports rises in November - CSO
A seven per cent increase from October to November 2012 was noted.
# Exports
Record €9 billion food and beverage exports in 2012 - Bord Bia report
Bord Bia says the value of Irish food and drink exports increased by almost 2 per cent to exceed €9 billion for the first time.
# Exports
United Arab Emirates market opens to Irish sheep meat
Last summer the UAE and the Irish government also reached agreements on beef and poultry meat exports from Ireland.
# Exports
Manufacturing sector growth weakened during December
December marked the eighth consecutive month of growth for the industry – although it was at a slower pace.
# Trade
Ireland's trade surplus increases in October
The value of Irish exports was up slightly on September, while the volume of imports also fell.
# Cheers
Forty-eight million bottles of Jameson being sold every year
Whiskey from the Midleton distillery in Cork is one of Ireland’s greatest export successes.
# Trade
Trade surplus for September down 41% on August – CSO
The drop in Ireland’s trade surplus is the first since March of this year.
# Exports
Q. Where should Ireland look to trade?
A. We should look to Middle East and Latin America, according to new trade forecast.
# Exports
Irish businesses to gather at London conference to increase exports
The Business Beyond Borders aims to create a platform for companies to grow overseas and take advantage of Ireland’s strong export market.
# Prime Numbers
Tolls, prizes and liquid nitrogen: The week in numbers
How much is the Nobel Prize worth to YOU? And after the first two debates, how likely is it that Obama will remain president?
Voices
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.
# Irish Economy
Think-tank says Irish economy is 'bouncing along the bottom'
The ESRI’s latest economic forecast says Ireland’s economy will shrink in 2012, and grow only very modestly in 2013.
# Africa
Opportunities for Irish companies in Africa highlighted in new report
IBEC’s engineering division has worked with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade on the report.
# Trade
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.
# Forestry
Organisation warns of fall in planting of new forests in Ireland
The Irish Forestry and Forest Products Association has said that planting of new forests fell by 20 per cent between 2010 and 2011.
# Food fraud
Watchdog to crack down on growing 'food fraud'
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland is planning to get tough on vendors who mislabel food in an attempt to scam consumers.
# Australia
Is Australia's mining boom really over? Experts disagree...
Irish workers hoping to find employment in Austria’s mining industry have been reassured that the boom, in terms of construction, is not over.
# Exports
Exports down as port and shipping volumes fall
The Irish Maritime Development Office said it expects little improvement in manufacturing orders across Europe for the rest of the year.
# Exports
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.