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#Trade

# trade - Friday 6 September, 2019

New preclearance services at Irish airports 'will make it easier to travel to US'
# Dublin And Shannon
# Dublin And Shannon

New preclearance services at Irish airports 'will make it easier to travel to US'

Sep 6th 2019, 5:06 PM 31,831 Views 31 Comments

Dublin and Shannon are the only airports in Europe that offer US preclearance.

# trade - Friday 2 August, 2019

Trump escalates trade war with threats to place more tariffs on Chinese imports
# US V CHINA
# US V CHINA

Trump escalates trade war with threats to place more tariffs on Chinese imports

Aug 2nd 2019, 7:50 AM 8,268 Views 26 Comments

The US president made the announcement in a series of Tweets.

# trade - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

FactCheck: Is 90% of Ireland's trade with the UK, as a former British trade minister claimed?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Is 90% of Ireland's trade with the UK, as a former British trade minister claimed?

Jul 31st 2019, 12:57 PM 69,019 Views 49 Comments

Digby Jones made the claim on Twitter at the weekend when discussing the impact of a no deal Brexit.

# trade - Sunday 14 July, 2019

Of 90,000 Irish businesses that trade with the UK, just 531 have attended Brexit workshops
# Brexit Ready
# Brexit Ready

Of 90,000 Irish businesses that trade with the UK, just 531 have attended Brexit workshops

Jul 14th 2019, 6:30 AM 7,361 Views 20 Comments

This week, Tánaiste Simon Coveney said that the chances of a no-deal Brexit in October were “significant”.

# trade - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Your crash course in ... how proposed US tariffs could hit Irish whiskey
# Food And Drink
# Food And Drink

Your crash course in ... how proposed US tariffs could hit Irish whiskey

Jul 4th 2019, 9:53 AM 205 Views 0 Comments

Irish whiskey could get dragged into a transatlantic trade dispute.

# trade - Sunday 30 June, 2019

'It's a bad deal, there's no point in saying otherwise': Agriculture minister on trade agreement with South American countries
# Mercosur
# Mercosur

'It's a bad deal, there's no point in saying otherwise': Agriculture minister on trade agreement with South American countries

Jun 30th 2019, 6:07 PM 19,550 Views 83 Comments

The deal with hit the Irish beef sector.

# trade - Sunday 16 June, 2019

Davis set to link up with LeBron at the Lakers in blockbuster trade - reports
# Marquee Signing
From The42
# Marquee Signing

Davis set to link up with LeBron at the Lakers in blockbuster trade - reports

Jun 16th 2019, 10:00 AM 6,309 Views 2 Comments

ESPN and the Los Angeles Times said unsettled star Davis will join the Lakers in a move which will see the Pelicans receive multiple players and draft picks in return.

# trade - Saturday 8 June, 2019

Trump suspends tariffs against Mexico after 11th-hour migration deal
# Border
# Border

Trump suspends tariffs against Mexico after 11th-hour migration deal

Jun 8th 2019, 7:40 AM 16,673 Views 84 Comments

Mexico has agreed to expand its policy of taking back migrants from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador as their asylum claims are processed.

# trade - Friday 10 May, 2019

US more than doubles tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods
# Trade War
# Trade War

US more than doubles tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods

May 10th 2019, 7:46 AM 12,370 Views 22 Comments

China has pledged “necessary countermeasures” to the 25% tariffs.

# trade - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

Irish exports to the UK have grown a lot in spite of ongoing Brexit uncertainty
# CSO
# CSO

Irish exports to the UK have grown a lot in spite of ongoing Brexit uncertainty

Apr 16th 2019, 4:23 PM 7,937 Views 12 Comments

Total goods exports to the UK increased by €166 million and amounted to a total €1.2 billion.

# trade - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

Trump '100% ready' to shut down US-Mexico border despite being warned of 'catastrophic economic impact'
# Long Delays
# Long Delays

Trump '100% ready' to shut down US-Mexico border despite being warned of 'catastrophic economic impact'

Apr 3rd 2019, 10:49 AM 15,995 Views 43 Comments

“Sure it’s going to have a negative impact on the economy. Security is more important to me than trade.”

# trade - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Impact of no-deal Brexit would be 'more severe' and last longer in Northern Ireland than anywhere else
# Hard Border
# Hard Border

Impact of no-deal Brexit would be 'more severe' and last longer in Northern Ireland than anywhere else

Feb 26th 2019, 10:00 PM 34,914 Views 29 Comments

The British government has warned that a no-deal scenario would likely have a negative impact in terms of trade and crime.

# trade - Monday 28 January, 2019

Ten UK food stores warn MPs of the 'disruption' and 'shock' of a no-deal Brexit
# Perishable Goods
# Perishable Goods

Ten UK food stores warn MPs of the 'disruption' and 'shock' of a no-deal Brexit

Jan 28th 2019, 3:31 PM 34,316 Views 38 Comments

The businesses warned that in March “90% of our lettuces, 80% of our tomatoes and 70% of our soft fruit is sourced from the EU”.

# trade - Saturday 12 January, 2019

Planes, trucks, automobiles ... and Brexit: Here's why the UK has been focusing on transport plans
# Port Of Dover
# Port Of Dover

Planes, trucks, automobiles ... and Brexit: Here's why the UK has been focusing on transport plans

Jan 12th 2019, 8:00 AM 11,731 Views 9 Comments

Here’s all the news about transport woes that came out in the weeks leading up to the Brexit deal vote.

# trade - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

'Baylas', 'Beilis', 'Queillys': In the 1980s the government was urged to tackle cheap Spanish Baileys knock-offs
# IMITATIONS
# IMITATIONS

'Baylas', 'Beilis', 'Queillys': In the 1980s the government was urged to tackle cheap Spanish Baileys knock-offs

Jan 1st 2019, 1:00 PM 24,193 Views 21 Comments

Locally produced copies of “extremely poor quality” were a persistent issue for importers.

# trade - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

China expected to overtake US as world's largest economy by 2032
# Welt
# Welt

China expected to overtake US as world's largest economy by 2032

Dec 26th 2018, 6:00 AM 9,618 Views 41 Comments

Meanwhile, Brexit is due to have a negative impact on British growth next year.

# trade - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Seanad passes Occupied Territories Bill despite government opposition
# Trade Restrictions
# Trade Restrictions

Seanad passes Occupied Territories Bill despite government opposition

Nov 28th 2018, 7:38 PM 23,308 Views 75 Comments

Despite government opposition, the Bill has cross-party support from Labour, Sinn Féin, Fianna Fáil as well as independent senators.

# trade - Monday 26 November, 2018

'Sounds like a great deal for the EU': Trump warns Brexit deal may harm UK-US trade
# Brexit
# Brexit

'Sounds like a great deal for the EU': Trump warns Brexit deal may harm UK-US trade

Nov 26th 2018, 10:38 PM 22,971 Views 51 Comments

He expressed hope that Theresa May will “be able to do something about that”.

# trade - Sunday 2 September, 2018

Theresa May has ruled out a second Brexit referendum and vowed no compromise during negotiations
# Chequers Plan
# Chequers Plan

Theresa May has ruled out a second Brexit referendum and vowed no compromise during negotiations

Sep 2nd 2018, 9:50 AM 18,557 Views 118 Comments

The UK Prime Minister wrote a column in today’s Sunday Telegraph.

# trade - Friday 31 August, 2018

Trump threatens to pull out of WTO if it doesn't 'shape up'
# Trump
# Trump

Trump threatens to pull out of WTO if it doesn't 'shape up'

Aug 31st 2018, 7:37 AM 15,403 Views 96 Comments

The US withdrawing from the World Trade Organization could have huge implications for the global economy.

# trade - Monday 27 August, 2018

Trump says 'really good deal' reached with Mexico on trade
# Trade Deal
# Trade Deal

Trump says 'really good deal' reached with Mexico on trade

Aug 27th 2018, 5:24 PM 9,204 Views 30 Comments

Negotiators have been working for weeks to iron out differences to revise the nearly 25-year old North American Free Trade Agreement.

# trade - Saturday 25 August, 2018

'Our relationship is getting closer': Donald Trump hints at new trade agreement between US and Mexico

'Our relationship is getting closer': Donald Trump hints at new trade agreement between US and Mexico

Aug 25th 2018, 5:32 PM 9,962 Views 15 Comments

The trilateral NAFTA treaty has been a key target of the US president’s aggressive trade strategy.

# trade - Friday 27 July, 2018

Trouble ahead? Independent minister undecided on Israeli goods trade ban bill
# Cabinet Split
# Cabinet Split

Trouble ahead? Independent minister undecided on Israeli goods trade ban bill

Jul 27th 2018, 6:10 AM 19,549 Views 102 Comments

A division has emerged around the Cabinet table between Fine Gael members and independent ministers.

# trade - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Dublin Port is already scaling up its operations to prepare for a hard Brexit

Dublin Port is already scaling up its operations to prepare for a hard Brexit

Jul 19th 2018, 11:33 AM 17,878 Views 52 Comments

As the Brexit backstop will not apply to Ireland’s ports, work is underway to add new custom checks and new infrastructure.

# trade - Monday 16 July, 2018

EU urges US, China and Russia to avert trade 'conflict and chaos'
# Trade Wars
# Trade Wars

EU urges US, China and Russia to avert trade 'conflict and chaos'

Jul 16th 2018, 7:01 AM 6,804 Views 34 Comments

EU Council President Donald Tusk spoke after meeting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang as part of an annual EU-China summit.

# trade - Sunday 15 July, 2018

Rosslare Port could be used to take advantage of Brexit opportunities - but there are legal complications
# Strategic Port
# Strategic Port

Rosslare Port could be used to take advantage of Brexit opportunities - but there are legal complications

Jul 15th 2018, 7:30 AM 21,726 Views 18 Comments

Rosslare Europort operates as a division of Iarnród Éireann.

# trade - Friday 22 June, 2018

Whiskey, jeans and motorbikes: EU tariffs on US goods come into effect
# Trade War
# Trade War

Whiskey, jeans and motorbikes: EU tariffs on US goods come into effect

Jun 22nd 2018, 8:38 AM 15,477 Views 44 Comments

The move comes after US President Donald Trump imposed 25% tariffs on steel imports and 10% on aluminium.

# trade - Friday 1 June, 2018

UK's buffer zone plan for Northern Ireland border 'something out of Alice in Wonderland'
# Brexit
# Brexit

UK's buffer zone plan for Northern Ireland border 'something out of Alice in Wonderland'

Jun 1st 2018, 6:15 PM 44,288 Views 51 Comments

Sinn Féin, meanwhile, said the proposal has highlighted “the lack of knowledge” of border areas and the concerns they face.

# trade - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

Boris Johnson calls UK's post-Brexit trade plan 'crazy'
# Customs Union
# Customs Union

Boris Johnson calls UK's post-Brexit trade plan 'crazy'

May 8th 2018, 8:30 AM 16,631 Views 32 Comments

Britain’s Foreign Secretary said “a whole new web of bureaucracy” could be created.

# trade - Friday 20 April, 2018

World's largest roll-on/roll-off vessel christened at Dublin Port
# Trade
# Trade

World's largest roll-on/roll-off vessel christened at Dublin Port

Apr 20th 2018, 6:16 PM 44,240 Views 24 Comments

Celine is going to carry cargo between Dublin, the Netherlands and Belgium and is seen as major coup for Ireland.

# trade - Monday 2 April, 2018

China slaps tit-for-tat tariffs on 128 US products
# Trade War
# Trade War

China slaps tit-for-tat tariffs on 128 US products

Apr 2nd 2018, 7:12 AM 15,581 Views 17 Comments

The tariffs follow weeks of rhetoric that has raised fears of a trade war between the world’s two biggest economies.

# trade - Sunday 1 April, 2018

Since 2014, Irish trade with Russia has fallen - agrifoods have been 'hit hard'
# Simon Coveney
# Simon Coveney

Since 2014, Irish trade with Russia has fallen - agrifoods have been 'hit hard'

Apr 1st 2018, 7:00 AM 11,391 Views 68 Comments

In 2014, overall trade with Russia was worth €948 million.

# trade - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Peanut butter and bourbon: The US and EU are on the verge of a tit-for-tat trade war
# Trade Wars
# Trade Wars

Peanut butter and bourbon: The US and EU are on the verge of a tit-for-tat trade war

Mar 7th 2018, 10:42 PM 20,787 Views 48 Comments

Donald Trump’s administration has vowed to unveil new tariffs on steel and aluminium over the coming days.

Leo: 'There are many of Donald Trump's policies with which I do not agree'
# White House Visit
# White House Visit

Leo: 'There are many of Donald Trump's policies with which I do not agree'

Mar 7th 2018, 7:29 PM 9,441 Views 48 Comments

Varadkar said Ireland and the US have strong links that “will outlast any president or Taoiseach”.

# trade - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

Trump claims EU has made it 'almost impossible' for US firms to trade
# Trade War
# Trade War

Trump claims EU has made it 'almost impossible' for US firms to trade

Mar 6th 2018, 10:30 PM 19,855 Views 99 Comments

Meanwhile, the US is “subsidising” Europe militarily, he said.

# trade - Friday 2 March, 2018

May moots 'associate membership' of EU agencies, concedes neither side can have 'exactly what we want'
# Brexit
# Brexit

May moots 'associate membership' of EU agencies, concedes neither side can have 'exactly what we want'

Mar 2nd 2018, 3:22 PM 12,736 Views 58 Comments

The British PM said that she was not cherry-picking but just negotiating in the same way as any trade deal is put together.

# trade - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

Big move in the NBA as Clippers agree to send Blake Griffin to Pistons
# Trade
From The42
# Trade

Big move in the NBA as Clippers agree to send Blake Griffin to Pistons

Jan 30th 2018, 8:26 AM 4,403 Views 3 Comments

This was a shock move.

# trade - Monday 8 January, 2018

Nigel Farage says top EU negotiator 'clearly doesn't understand Brexit'
# Immigration
# Immigration

Nigel Farage says top EU negotiator 'clearly doesn't understand Brexit'

Jan 8th 2018, 7:36 PM 27,953 Views 90 Comments

Farage criticised Michel Barnier after their meeting today.

# trade - Saturday 26 August, 2017

Boom times have made Madagascar the centre of the global vanilla trade - but it's not necessarily all a good thing
# Vanilla Skies
# Vanilla Skies

Boom times have made Madagascar the centre of the global vanilla trade - but it's not necessarily all a good thing

Aug 26th 2017, 7:15 AM 9,805 Views 1 Comment

The country’s limited infrastructure has struggled to cope with the rise in crime that has gone hand-in-hand with demand for the spice.

# trade - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Varadkar tells US TV he's 'confused and puzzled' by Britain's trading plans
# Brexit
# Brexit

Varadkar tells US TV he's 'confused and puzzled' by Britain's trading plans

Aug 22nd 2017, 7:43 AM 36,487 Views 125 Comments

The Taoiseach also shared his thoughts on Donald Trump.