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# Imports

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# Motoring
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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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
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.
# Services
Service deficit down as demand grows at home and abroad
The majority of Ireland’s exported services last year were in the computer sector.
# Trade
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.
# Trade Surplus
Ireland records its highest ever trade surplus
Ireland’s trade surplus hit its highest level in June as exports rose by almost 6 per cent.
# easy economics
A crash course in everything Economics – Part 1
Stephen Kinsella’s new book, QuickWin ECONOMICS, answers 100 questions you might have on the subject. In this excerpt: Why don’t Big Macs cost the same in every country?
# Uh-Oh
Central Bank scales down expectations for economic growth
The latest quarterly bulletin has less ambitious targets for growth in both GDP and GNP than the last one did.
# Trade
Ireland's trade surplus rises 44% in May
New figures from the CSO show that Irish imports fell sharply in May.
# Trade
Exports fall for second month in a row
Ireland’s exports dropped by almost €200million in April – but overall figures show they are still significantly higher than in 2010.
China posts trade deficit for first quarter of this year
Suggestions have surfaced about one of the world’s largest economies slowing down after China posted its first quarterly trade deficit in seven years.
# Trade
Exports rose during 2010: CSO
The value of exports increased by six per cent in 2010 on the previous year, driven partly by the pharmaceutical industry.
# Exports
Trade surplus stays above €4bn for November
The value of Irish exports in November 2010 was €4bn more than the amount we imported – for the second straight month.
# Trade
Irish exporting sector continues to boom
The trade surplus – the amount by which Ireland’s exports exceed its imports – grew in September.