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# Growth

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China to become top export destination for Ireland
It is expected the UK, USA and Germany will remain the top three destinations but countries
Interview: 'People have had enough, debt write-down is the only solution now' - Nick Webb
Do our politicians have it in them to say no more, asks writer and journalist, Nick Webb, who gives his ideas on what should be top of the politician’s to-do list.
ESRI predicts economic growth and fall in unemployment in 2013
The ESRI said the driving force behind the reduction in unemployment is ongoing net emigration.
French minister says the country is "totally bankrupt"
The minister said reducing the country’s deficit was fundamental for the economy, enterprise and jobs.
Central Bank revises downward forecast for economic recovery
Public sector employment is expected to fall this year but should be slightly outweighed by renewed expansion in private sector hiring.
IAA: 2013 another "tough year" for Irish aviation industry
However, Irish air traffic has returned to ‘modest growth’ in 2012, and there are signs that a more consistent growth will emerge, said the Irish Aviation Authority.
Stability, jobs and growth: Ireland's EU Presidency motto
A deal on bank debt is one of the top priorities, the Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said today.
The slowest-growing cities of the past 20 years
Some cities have found it more difficult than others to recover from the 2008 economic meltdown…
Column: We believe economic growth can save us… but can it?
Our blind faith in growing the economy may be ignoring some important facts, writes Dermot McNally.
Growth forecast for this year raised, but next year's lowered
Mixed news from the government’s medium-term fiscal statement released yesterday.
40 new jobs for Kepak in Cork
In addition to the 60 jobs already filled, Kepak will create 100 new jobs in a 12 month period.
Paddy Power to create 600 jobs in Dublin by 2015
Hundreds of positions will be created as part of the bookmaker’s international online expansion.
IMF: Irish economy to grow but unemployment will remain high in 2013
The International Monetary Fund has warned of a global economic slowdown in its latest World Economic Outlook which notes our own “bumpy recovery”.
IMF says Argentina faces 'red card' over bad data
Christine Lagarde said Argentina has until December to produce data on growth and inflation – or else face censure.
Penneys parent Primark says annual sales are up
Bucking the retail trend…
Mary Lou McDonald: "Austerity will not cure the deficit"
Speaking at the MacGill Summer School, McDonald said that the Government’s action plan on jobs ticks all the boxes – bar creating jobs.
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.
IBEC to launch 'major growth plan'
The group, which represents Irish business, is to provide an innovative non-Exchequer funded package of measures for the whole economy later today.
Economic slowdown will continue warns Chinese premier
The comments from Wen Jiabao follow news on Friday that China’s economy grew by 7.6 per cent, the lowest since the first quarter of 2009.
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.
Merkel now accepts need for growth measures, claim opposition
German politicians say the premier has changed her steadfast position on introducing stimulus measures alongside the Fiscal Treaty.
Vote No: The Treaty will bring the EU together – in economic stagnation
Confidence and stability will be the last things to emerge from this dangerous experiment, writes Michael Taft.
Only 15 per cent of firms are in growth mode - survey
An all-island survey found that 46 per cent half of Irish businesses are currently experiencing contraction, fighting for survival, or are in the process of winding up.
Obama to meet Hollande before G8 summit
The new French president is set to visit the White House today.
Half of proceeds from sale of State assets can be used for jobs - Howlin
The Public Expenditure and Reform Minister said that negotiations with the Troika had yielded such an agreement with the other half of the money being leveraged for further stimulus measures.
Enda Kenny welcomes 'growth summit' of EU leaders ahead of referendum
The Taoiseach said he shared the stance of other leaders calling for growth policies alongside the Fiscal Treaty.
Independent TDs and MEP to call for referendum to be delayed
Shane Ross, Catherine Murphy and Finian McGrath are among those who want the Fiscal Compact referendum delayed in light of the political uncertainty in the eurozone.
Martin calls for Taoiseach to meet with president-elect Hollande
Martin says that a meeting with Francois Hollande would help to formalise a growth agenda for the eurozone.
Economy to grow by 1 per cent in 2012, says IBEC
Despite the government cutting its forecast for Ireland’s growth this year, IBEC says the economy will pick up.
Rabbitte insists Francois Hollande will not seek to 'unpick' Fiscal Treaty
The Communications Minister has played down comments made by the French presidential front-runner yesterday about renegotiating the treaty.
Kenny welcomes €5 million Chinese investment by Morgan McKinley
The Taoiseach has welcomed a €5million investment in China by the Irish-owned company, which has its corporate and administrative headquarters in Cork.
Bruton announces €60m round of venture capital funding
The minister says the aim is to bring new investment and experience to Ireland to generate employment.
UPC reports record growth in service subscriptions
The company saw a 68 per cent growth in home phone customers in 2011 – and now has 255,400 broadband customers.
Slowing exports sees Central Bank slash growth forecast for 2012
France cuts 2012 growth forecast to 0.5 per cent
The second largest economy in the eurozone has halved its growth projections for 2012 – but insists that it will return to growth next year.
EU leaders in Brussels for summit on fiscal treaty
Enda Kenny joins his European counterparts today to discuss the new intergovernmental treaty and job creation in Europe.
IBEC downgrades growth forecast amid ‘challenging’ conditions
The business group believes the economy will not live up to Department of Finance predictions this year.
Troika now losing faith in Ireland's bailout - Ross
The independent TD said he was told by troika representatives that the programme had been “optimistic” and that Ireland might not meet its targets.
Chinese economic growth slows in final quarter of 2011
Only 8.9 per cent growth in the fourth quarter of last year – a two year low.