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#Trade

# trade - This year 2022

Irish exports hit their highest-ever level in 2021 while trade with Northern Ireland surged
# Brexit
# Brexit

Irish exports hit their highest-ever level in 2021 while trade with Northern Ireland surged

Feb 15th 2022, 4:01 PM 10,343 Views 11 Comments

Imports and exports to and from Northern Ireland both rose by nearly €4 billion.

# trade - Last year 2021

Loyalists opposed to the NI Protocol 'haven't got a clue' about how it works, says Ahern
# Brexit
# Brexit

Loyalists opposed to the NI Protocol 'haven't got a clue' about how it works, says Ahern

Nov 18th 2021, 7:58 PM 26,647 Views 48 Comments

Bertie Ahern said the idea that the NI Protocol is about trade “just passes them by.”

UK and EU set to sign last minute truce to hold off ‘sausage war’ trade dispute
# Brexit
# Brexit

UK and EU set to sign last minute truce to hold off ‘sausage war’ trade dispute

Jun 30th 2021, 7:01 AM 10,659 Views 19 Comments

The UK and the European Union are set to announce an extension to a grace period.

British exports to EU plunged by 41% in January, while non-EU exports increased by 1.7%
# Brexit
# Brexit

British exports to EU plunged by 41% in January, while non-EU exports increased by 1.7%

Mar 12th 2021, 1:01 PM 19,592 Views 46 Comments

The UK officially left the Single Market and Customs Union on 31 December, leading to new trading rules from New Year’s Day.

EU reaction to NI Protocol grace period extensions ‘hysterical’, says Arlene Foster
# Brexit
# Brexit

EU reaction to NI Protocol grace period extensions ‘hysterical’, says Arlene Foster

Mar 9th 2021, 5:21 PM 18,702 Views 40 Comments

The European Commission is preparing to take legal action against the UK government, accusing it of breaching the terms of the protocol.

Brexit: EU says UK's unilateral move to extend NI Protocol grace period 'breaks international law'
# Solo Run
# Solo Run

Brexit: EU says UK's unilateral move to extend NI Protocol grace period 'breaks international law'

Updated Mar 3rd 2021, 7:16 PM 41,512 Views 56 Comments
  • The UK announced that it would extend a grace period on health certs required for agrifoods going from GB to NI.
  • This caused a stir as the decision should be made jointly by the EU and UK; and the EU had been considering it anyway.
  • Maroš Šefčovič is to speak with David Frost tonight to raise the EU's "strong concerns" about the decision.
Tonnes of new ferry routes have helped to Brexit-proof Irish trade - but choppy waters could yet be ahead
# Brexit
# Brexit

Tonnes of new ferry routes have helped to Brexit-proof Irish trade - but choppy waters could yet be ahead

Mar 1st 2021, 12:05 AM 48,082 Views 24 Comments

Transporting products across the UK landbridge is going to get rougher before it gets smoother.

Jennifer Whitmore: We need a full debate and proper scrutiny of CETA trade deal
# Trade
# Trade

Jennifer Whitmore: We need a full debate and proper scrutiny of CETA trade deal

Feb 10th 2021, 7:00 AM 11,348 Views 23 Comments

The Social Democrats TD argues that there has been more time dedicated to the controversial Canadian-EU trade deal on the airwaves and social media than in the Dáil.

Freight between Ireland and UK dropped by half in January
# Brexit
# Brexit

Freight between Ireland and UK dropped by half in January

Feb 1st 2021, 6:30 AM 17,430 Views 11 Comments

Trade between Ireland and the UK dropped significantly after the Brexit transition period ended, but is slowly increasing again.

Incomplete haulier paperwork still causing headaches and delays at Irish ports, Cabinet told
# Brexit
# Brexit

Incomplete haulier paperwork still causing headaches and delays at Irish ports, Cabinet told

Jan 19th 2021, 6:46 PM 11,011 Views 25 Comments

The State is to fund antigen tests for truck drivers travelling to France.

How has trade between Ireland and Great Britain been affected in the first two weeks of Brexit?
# Disruption
# Disruption

How has trade between Ireland and Great Britain been affected in the first two weeks of Brexit?

Jan 17th 2021, 6:30 AM 40,662 Views 45 Comments

More than 70% of trucks are completing paperwork before moving goods, and are being ‘green-lighted’ to leave Irish ports.

Freight group warns of trade disruption as supply chains 'slow up' due to new rules
# Brexit
# Brexit

Freight group warns of trade disruption as supply chains 'slow up' due to new rules

Jan 15th 2021, 2:49 PM 8,309 Views 11 Comments

FTAI General Manager Aidan Flynn said it is “unbelievable” that 30% of goods imported into Dublin Port are being inspected.

Why is Brexit impacting deliveries to Ireland, and what else is being held up?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Why is Brexit impacting deliveries to Ireland, and what else is being held up?

Jan 8th 2021, 4:11 PM 45,029 Views 38 Comments

How exactly is Brexit affecting food supply chains and trade routes – and will things settle down soon?

'Extremely small' number of consignments refused at Dublin Port for having incorrect documents
# Brexit
# Brexit

'Extremely small' number of consignments refused at Dublin Port for having incorrect documents

Jan 4th 2021, 4:13 PM 14,862 Views 10 Comments

Four vans looking to travel to the UK had issues yesterday at Dublin Port.

# trade - All time

The Northern Ireland Protocol kicks off from tonight - here's what you need to know
# Brexit
# Brexit

The Northern Ireland Protocol kicks off from tonight - here's what you need to know

Dec 31st 2020, 12:18 PM 49,390 Views 35 Comments

New checks and processes on trade between Great Britain and Northern Ireland will come into operation at 11pm tonight.

Poll: Will there be a Brexit trade deal before 31 December?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will there be a Brexit trade deal before 31 December?

Dec 21st 2020, 9:32 AM 30,974 Views 57 Comments

Another weekend of tense negotiations failed to achieve a breakthrough.

Post-Brexit trade talks resume as ‘significant differences’ remain
# Customs Union
# Customs Union

Post-Brexit trade talks resume as ‘significant differences’ remain

Dec 21st 2020, 7:10 AM 7,661 Views 9 Comments

Michel Barnier and Lord Frost met in Brussels yesterday.

Neasa Hourigan says efforts to push CETA deal through are 'extraordinary' and 'cynical'
# Investor Court
# Investor Court

Neasa Hourigan says efforts to push CETA deal through are 'extraordinary' and 'cynical'

Dec 16th 2020, 12:05 AM 23,061 Views 51 Comments

Hourigan told TheJournal.ie that the current environment in the Green Party is “unpleasant”.

Three-month 'grace period' will mean Brexit agri-checks won't apply to foods sent to NI supermarkets
# What's In Store
# What's In Store

Three-month 'grace period' will mean Brexit agri-checks won't apply to foods sent to NI supermarkets

Dec 9th 2020, 4:04 PM 9,704 Views 5 Comments

Yes, this is basically another Brexit extension.

Boris Johnson remains ‘optimistic’ of post-Brexit trade deal with Brussels
# Time Is Ticking
# Time Is Ticking

Boris Johnson remains ‘optimistic’ of post-Brexit trade deal with Brussels

Dec 2nd 2020, 6:44 PM 9,211 Views 21 Comments

Michel Barnier has briefed EU ambassadors on the negotiations amid little signs of progress as time runs out.

UK and Canada agree post-Brexit trade can continue under same terms as EU deal
# Brexit
# Brexit

UK and Canada agree post-Brexit trade can continue under same terms as EU deal

Nov 21st 2020, 4:08 PM 33,194 Views 28 Comments

Business groups welcomed the announcement but warned that firms face a ‘cliff edge’ without deals with the EU and other nations.

British government says EU leaders must 'change their position' for talks to continue
# Looming Deadline
# Looming Deadline

British government says EU leaders must 'change their position' for talks to continue

Updated Oct 19th 2020, 3:10 PM 34,929 Views 52 Comments

The British government has launched a ‘time is running out’ campaign urging businesses to get ready for the end of the transition period on 31 December.

UK calls for ‘more realism’ from Brussels ahead of crunch round of negotiations
# Trade
# Trade

UK calls for ‘more realism’ from Brussels ahead of crunch round of negotiations

Sep 8th 2020, 7:02 AM 12,537 Views 12 Comments

Trade talks will resume in London today.

Coveney bringing 'significant' Brexit memo to Cabinet on trade preparations
# Brexit
# Brexit

Coveney bringing 'significant' Brexit memo to Cabinet on trade preparations

Sep 8th 2020, 6:10 AM 14,382 Views 11 Comments

Today’s Cabinet meeting is set to be dominated about Brexit.

Coalition leaders to resume talks on Phil Hogan's replacement
# Golfgate
# Golfgate

Coalition leaders to resume talks on Phil Hogan's replacement

Sep 1st 2020, 7:40 AM 12,881 Views 23 Comments

A number of high-profile names are in the mix.

Von der Leyen says government must propose a woman and a man as candidates to replace Phil Hogan
# Phil Hogan
# Phil Hogan

Von der Leyen says government must propose a woman and a man as candidates to replace Phil Hogan

Updated Aug 27th 2020, 10:10 AM 98,802 Views 209 Comments

Phil Hogan resigned as Trade Commissioner last night.

From tigers in the tank to no 'Christmas-tree' EU report: A wild week in Brexit talks
# Brexit
# Brexit

From tigers in the tank to no 'Christmas-tree' EU report: A wild week in Brexit talks

Jun 20th 2020, 7:00 AM 16,997 Views 11 Comments

Agreement on momentum, but it doesn’t take too deep a look to see the tensions.

McEntee says NI protocol is 'vague and lacking in detail on customs' as deadline looms
# Brexit
# Brexit

McEntee says NI protocol is 'vague and lacking in detail on customs' as deadline looms

Jun 12th 2020, 7:38 AM 10,816 Views 17 Comments

The Brexit transition period is due to end on 31 December.

Phil Hogan insists no-deal Brexit threat won't 'cut the ice' in trade talks
# Mr Ice
# Mr Ice

Phil Hogan insists no-deal Brexit threat won't 'cut the ice' in trade talks

Mar 6th 2020, 1:42 PM 18,200 Views 34 Comments

Hogan said that he’s trying to allow apples and pears from the EU to be exported to the US as part of a possible new EU trade deal.

EU to demand 'level playing field' and access to UK waters in Brexit trade talks
# CULTURAL OBJECTS
# CULTURAL OBJECTS

EU to demand 'level playing field' and access to UK waters in Brexit trade talks

Updated Feb 25th 2020, 1:51 PM 18,168 Views 33 Comments

The terms also include a controversial clause stating that Britain should “return unlawfully removed cultural objects to their countries of origin”.

US charges Chinese company Huawei with plotting to steal trade secrets
# Trade Secrets
# Trade Secrets

US charges Chinese company Huawei with plotting to steal trade secrets

Updated Feb 14th 2020, 8:19 AM 19,724 Views 52 Comments

Donald Trump has repeatedly raised national security concerns about Huawei.

Your crash course in... what to expect from Britain and the EU's trade talk tango
# Brexit
# Brexit

Your crash course in... what to expect from Britain and the EU's trade talk tango

Feb 8th 2020, 10:30 AM 11,078 Views 23 Comments

The clock is ticking as the newly-divorced sides kick off tricky negotiations, with major implications for Ireland.

Businesses warn of price rises as Sajid Javid vows no EU alignment post-Brexit
# Brexit
# Brexit

Businesses warn of price rises as Sajid Javid vows no EU alignment post-Brexit

Jan 18th 2020, 11:37 AM 21,810 Views 39 Comments

Javid urged businesses to “adjust” and said that while some will benefit others will not.

Game workers in Ireland are concerned about low pay, unpaid overtime and uncertain work
# Game Workers Unite
# Game Workers Unite

Game workers in Ireland are concerned about low pay, unpaid overtime and uncertain work

Jan 5th 2020, 6:00 AM 31,561 Views 51 Comments

The Irish games industry employs around 2,000 people.

China says it has reached 'phase one' trade deal with the US
# Phase One
# Phase One

China says it has reached 'phase one' trade deal with the US

Dec 13th 2019, 4:52 PM 5,034 Views 6 Comments

The deal includes a progressive rollback of tariffs and the protection of intellectual property rights.

Brexit will make Britain a 'second-rate player', Donald Tusk says
# Brexit
# Brexit

Brexit will make Britain a 'second-rate player', Donald Tusk says

Nov 14th 2019, 7:16 AM 13,785 Views 30 Comments

Tusk, who leaves office at the end of the month, has made no secret of his opposition to Brexit.

Phil Hogan is planning a trip to Washington to convince Donald Trump to work with the EU
# Trade Mission
# Trade Mission

Phil Hogan is planning a trip to Washington to convince Donald Trump to work with the EU

Oct 2nd 2019, 6:15 AM 8,694 Views 30 Comments

Hogan told RTÉ in recent weeks that he aimed “to get Mr Trump to see the error of his ways” on trade.

A tango in the jungle: Phil Hogan targets US and China in trade brief grilling
# European Parliament
# European Parliament

A tango in the jungle: Phil Hogan targets US and China in trade brief grilling

Updated Sep 30th 2019, 9:00 PM 20,455 Views 17 Comments

“There’s nothing for free when it comes to trade,” Hogan told MEPs this evening.

Varadkar meets Jimmy Fallon while on US trade mission
# Live From New York
# Live From New York

Varadkar meets Jimmy Fallon while on US trade mission

Sep 26th 2019, 9:05 AM 50,489 Views 79 Comments

The Taoiseach said the TV host is “very proud of his Irish heritage”.

Explainer: What does the European Commissioner for Trade do and why is the role important?
# Big Phil
# Big Phil

Explainer: What does the European Commissioner for Trade do and why is the role important?

Sep 10th 2019, 4:55 PM 9,733 Views 24 Comments

Phil Hogan will begin a second 5-year term as Ireland’s commissioner in Europe – this time for trade.

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