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# Exports

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# tellywatch
Britain loves Mrs Brown so much, they've given her a gameshow
Export-led recovery, anyone?
# Eurozone
Fall in German exports causes concern over European crisis
Imports were 3 per cent lower in June, following a 6.2 per cent increase the previous month.
# Sheep Meat
Irish lamb now on the menu in Singapore
Singapore has opened its trade doors to Irish sheep meat.
# Frugal Consumers
Report - incomes set to drop another 1 per cent in 2013
The Economic Intelligence Unit today published a report showing that for Irish organisations to grow, they need to cater to customers both at home and abroad.
# Yay
Exports bounce back in May
Ireland’s export-led recovery continues.
# Trade
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
Exports exceeding pre-recession levels and jobs stabilising - Enterprise Ireland
The level of exports has exceeded pre-recession levels.
# Trade
Ireland's trade to grow 125 per cent by 2026: report
HSBC is forecasting strong growth for Ireland’s trade, particularly in key sectors like pharma and agri-food.
# Trade
Exports and imports dive in April
The latest data from the CSO shows the lowest seasonally-adjusted monthly export figures since March 2010.
# Trade
EU takes legal action against Argentina over imports policy
The European Union says Argentina insists on pre-approving imports, a policy which effectively throttles EU exports.
# Exports
Libya to lift ban on Irish beef 'shortly'
The Government is expecting official confirmation of the end of the 16-year-long ban imminently.
# Trade
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.
# Trade
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.
# Bank of Ireland
Mortgage arrears continue to increase, says BOI
Bank report for first quarter of 2012 says that residential property prices don’t appear to have “fully stabilised”.
# Good Food
Food sector "pivotal in Irish tourism"
New research shows that the ‘secret ingredient” to Irish tourism and export growth is food, says Good Food Ireland. Four out of five food-related businesses surveyed expect to grow this year.
# Trade
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.
# guinness friday
VIDEO: A 1970s guide to selling Guinness to the British
Vintage TV ads show the stout wasn’t just aimed at an ex-pat audience in the UK…
Column: Exporting our troubles is an Irish speciality
Ireland’s solution has always been to send our problems abroad, writes Jillian Godsil – and we’re still doing it today.
# Manufacturing
Manufacturers report highest increase in new business for 10 months
NCB’s Purchasing Managers Index says the rate of new business rose in March 2012, the fastest growth since May 2011.
# In Numbers
Buses, oil and Facebook passwords: the week in statistics
Plus: An all-time record for Irish exports, and how many of the government’s 109 TDs were in the Dáíl on Wednesday night…
# Trade
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.
# Two-Speed Economy
Business confidence improving significantly, says IBEC
About three in 10 exporters plan to recruit extra staff in the next three months.
# Bailout
IMF: Irish economy faces larger challenges than first expected
The IMF’s latest quarterly report has similar concerns to that of the EU: that a dip in exports could mean tougher times ahead.
# Economy
Economic data 'not as poor as some were assuming' - Noonan
Minister for Finance says that a European growth slowdown would affect Ireland, but has already been factored into Budget forecasts.
# 30 year plan
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.
# Trade
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.
# Jobs
Foreign entrepreneurs should get special Irish visas - TD
It can be hard to attract rich entrepreneurs to set up business in Ireland if it’s hard for them to get a visa – so Fine Gael TD Peter Mathews has proposed a new special visa for them.
# Exports
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.
# Optimism
Ireland the only EU country where business sentiment is up
An international study from Grant Thornton reckons Irish businesses are far more optimistic about 2012 than they were for 2011.
# State Papers
5 things that were bothering Charlie Haughey in 1981
State papers show that while he was only Taoiseach for half the year, Haughey found a number of issues to get riled up about.
# Exports
Record levels of Irish exports in 2011 - Enterprise Ireland
The enterprise agency has painted a positive picture for exports in 2011 despite them falling by nearly 5 per cent in October.
# Exports
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.
# Exports
Eurozone woes to impact on Irish export growth in 2012, warns NIB
The bank is revising its forecast for Ireland’s export growth down by 1 per cent in light of weaker European trading conditions.
# Euro
Explainer: Why would Ireland stick with the euro?
Amid market pressure on the single currency and a major EU summit to ease that pressure, read up on’s guide to why Ireland wants to keep the euro.
# Exports
€19bn worth of Irish drug exports at risk as drug patents expire
A predicted fall-off in exports due to patent expiration could account for a sales drop as large as 52 per cent by 2013.
# Sales
Trade surplus widens to over €4 billion
Exports continued to grow in September, but imports fell leaving a surplus of €4.113bn.
# Exports
€15 million made in new export contracts and alliances
The connections were made following an Enterprise Ireland trade mission to South Africa.
# Exports
Forecast for export growth lowered following poor Q3 results
The Irish Exporters’ Association said more exports needed to focus more on emerging markets.