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#Trade

# trade - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Varadkar marches in Montreal Pride Parade alongside Justin Trudeau
# Trudeau Love
# Trudeau Love

Varadkar marches in Montreal Pride Parade alongside Justin Trudeau

Aug 20th 2017, 6:44 PM 55,476 Views 132 Comments

The Taoiseach is on a three-day visit to Canada.

# trade - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

EU negotiator calls UK's Brexit plan 'a fantasy'
# Constructive Ambiguity
# Constructive Ambiguity

EU negotiator calls UK's Brexit plan 'a fantasy'

Aug 15th 2017, 2:40 PM 34,420 Views 137 Comments

Britain wants “a highly streamlined customs arrangement” with the EU.

# trade - Monday 7 August, 2017

UK to release its key Brexit policy papers 'in a few weeks'
# Planning Ahead
# Planning Ahead

UK to release its key Brexit policy papers 'in a few weeks'

Aug 7th 2017, 5:48 PM 11,400 Views 37 Comments

Meanwhile, just 3% of Irish exporters have a Brexit plan in place, according to a new survey.

# trade - Sunday 23 July, 2017

LeBron James was reportedly 'devastated' after hearing Kyrie Irving asked to be traded
# NBA
From The42
# NBA

LeBron James was reportedly 'devastated' after hearing Kyrie Irving asked to be traded

Jul 23rd 2017, 9:32 AM 6,925 Views 7 Comments

It’s not you, LeBron, it’s Kyrie.

# trade - Friday 12 May, 2017

'A herculean accomplishment': Trump administration congratulates itself over China trade deal
# Good Relations
# Good Relations

'A herculean accomplishment': Trump administration congratulates itself over China trade deal

May 12th 2017, 10:52 AM 13,499 Views 45 Comments

Relations between the two governments have been warmer than expected since Trump took over the presidency.

# trade - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Trump agrees to re-negotiate 'disastrous' NAFTA trade deal
# Nafta
# Nafta

Trump agrees to re-negotiate 'disastrous' NAFTA trade deal

Apr 27th 2017, 10:20 AM 9,873 Views 39 Comments

The announcement came after reports in US media that Trump was considering giving formal notice of pulling the United States out.

# trade - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Trump finally set to meet Xi Jinping after Twitter rants about China
# Not On The Same Page
# Not On The Same Page

Trump finally set to meet Xi Jinping after Twitter rants about China

Apr 6th 2017, 7:15 AM 9,801 Views 47 Comments

Trump and his Chinese counterpart will have a lot to talk about.

# trade - Saturday 1 April, 2017

The Irish couple and Asian entrepreneur forging a trading path with Myanmar
# Bayin Oils
# Bayin Oils

The Irish couple and Asian entrepreneur forging a trading path with Myanmar

Apr 1st 2017, 12:00 PM 10,035 Views 5 Comments

And they want the government to encourage others to do the same.

# trade - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Brexit Day – here's what Irish businesses need to know
# Policy
# Policy

Brexit Day – here's what Irish businesses need to know

Mar 29th 2017, 2:45 PM 12,360 Views 23 Comments

Companies here will be hoping that there is minimal disruption.

# trade - Friday 10 March, 2017

Bertie Ahern says Ireland isn't 'mad enough' to leave the EU
# Border
# Border

Bertie Ahern says Ireland isn't 'mad enough' to leave the EU

Mar 10th 2017, 9:09 PM 20,366 Views 132 Comments

“The whole border issue is a nightmare for us,” the former Taoiseach said.

# trade - Saturday 28 January, 2017

Theresa May signs €117m fighter jet deal with Turkey
# Failed Coup
# Failed Coup

Theresa May signs €117m fighter jet deal with Turkey

Jan 28th 2017, 3:21 PM 22,725 Views 83 Comments

The British Prime Minister is seeking to boost trade with the country post-Brexit.

# trade - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

The big Brexit question: 'Should we side with the UK or the EU?'
# Opinion
# Opinion

The big Brexit question: 'Should we side with the UK or the EU?'

Nov 1st 2016, 8:30 PM 487 Views 131 Comments

The outcome of Brexit will likely leave both parties poorer, writes Kevin Cunningham.

# trade - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

FactCheck: Is Ireland actually the world's "most globalised" country?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Is Ireland actually the world's "most globalised" country?

Aug 30th 2016, 8:03 PM 29,558 Views 37 Comments

FactCheck looks into a claim that has been doing the rounds online in recent days.

# trade - Monday 11 July, 2016

Britain is not Ireland's most lucrative EU trading partner - Belgium is
# Exports
# Exports

Britain is not Ireland's most lucrative EU trading partner - Belgium is

Jul 11th 2016, 6:15 AM 45,113 Views 29 Comments

Exports to Britain in 2015 accounted for €13.7 billion but the Belgian market was worth €14.5 billion.

# trade - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

The Debate Room: Should we be afraid of the trade deal the EU and US are cooking up?
# Opinion
# Opinion

The Debate Room: Should we be afraid of the trade deal the EU and US are cooking up?

May 17th 2016, 8:00 AM 327 Views 138 Comments

What is the EU-US Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership and what does it mean to you? We asked two experts with different viewpoints what is at play here.

# trade - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Your crash course in... The US-EU trade deal, aka TTIP
# Policy
# Policy

Your crash course in... The US-EU trade deal, aka TTIP

May 7th 2016, 8:30 AM 18,301 Views 88 Comments

Here are the key points you need to know about the three-year long negotiations.

# trade - Monday 18 January, 2016

The yawn-inducing name of this EU-US trade deal is what makes it so dangerous
# Opinion
# Opinion

The yawn-inducing name of this EU-US trade deal is what makes it so dangerous

Jan 18th 2016, 5:00 PM 732 Views 98 Comments

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership covers a wide range of policy areas that will impact on your life, writes David Lundy

# trade - Sunday 8 November, 2015

Here's how the two most infamous drug barons in history compare with each other
# Very Dangerous Men
# Very Dangerous Men

Here's how the two most infamous drug barons in history compare with each other

Nov 8th 2015, 9:15 AM 33,078 Views 24 Comments

Colombia’s Pablo Escobar and Mexico’s Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman proved to be a law unto themselves.

# trade - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

'You can't stand with your finger in the dam': Bruton gives his 2c on TTIP
# Damnation
# Damnation

'You can't stand with your finger in the dam': Bruton gives his 2c on TTIP

Jun 23rd 2015, 4:25 PM 12,139 Views 85 Comments

This is what the Jobs Minister had to say about a EU-US free-trade deal today.

# trade - Thursday 11 June, 2015

A victory for people power: we have postponed the controversial TTIP vote
# Opinion
# Opinion

A victory for people power: we have postponed the controversial TTIP vote

Jun 11th 2015, 8:00 PM 44 Views 57 Comments

The vote on the deal was called off at the last minute after MEPs were put under tremendous pressure from their constituents.

We believe fears about the TTIP are unfounded – we need to break down barriers to business
# Opinion
# Opinion

We believe fears about the TTIP are unfounded – we need to break down barriers to business

Jun 11th 2015, 5:30 PM 55 Views 95 Comments

Much of the focus about the trade deal has been on big business, but little attention has been paid to SMEs and how they would benefit from it.

# trade - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Corporations could start suing governments for ‘barriers’ to profit – will you accept this?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Corporations could start suing governments for ‘barriers’ to profit – will you accept this?

Jun 7th 2015, 8:45 AM 101 Views 67 Comments

Some of those ‘barriers’ could include labour rights, food safety rules, regulations on the use of toxic chemicals, digital privacy laws and even new banking safeguards.

# trade - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Feta cheese is causing a real beef between Greece and Canada
# Squaring Off
# Squaring Off

Feta cheese is causing a real beef between Greece and Canada

May 6th 2015, 6:57 PM 13,601 Views 14 Comments

The Greeks don’t think an EU trade deal does enough for their cheese.

# trade - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Think Ireland getting sued by a tobacco company is odd? Then worry about this EU-US trade deal...
# Opinion
# Opinion

Think Ireland getting sued by a tobacco company is odd? Then worry about this EU-US trade deal...

Apr 30th 2015, 8:00 PM 797 Views 151 Comments

It may not have a catchy name but we need to pay attention the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership – it poses huge ramifications for Ireland.

# trade - Monday 23 February, 2015

A glass-covered chocolate growing factory in London is feeding global demand
# Grow Your Own
# Grow Your Own

A glass-covered chocolate growing factory in London is feeding global demand

Feb 23rd 2015, 3:30 PM 12,238 Views 6 Comments

Well cocoa, not chocolate. But still, yum.

# trade - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

These Trinity students think they may have solved the Bitcoin problem
# Credit Check
# Credit Check

These Trinity students think they may have solved the Bitcoin problem

Feb 3rd 2015, 11:39 AM 16,534 Views 51 Comments

Critics say that the digital currency lacks transparency – and a group of students have been trying to fix that.

# trade - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Ireland sends loads of fizzy drink concentrate to Iran
# Fizzy Orange
# Fizzy Orange

Ireland sends loads of fizzy drink concentrate to Iran

Dec 23rd 2014, 7:30 AM 13,789 Views 46 Comments

Enterprise Ireland has decided to organise a visit to the country next year.

# trade - Sunday 14 December, 2014

Column: What you should know about hushed negotiations taking place between the EU and US
# Trade
# Trade

Column: What you should know about hushed negotiations taking place between the EU and US

Dec 14th 2014, 8:45 AM 61 Views 97 Comments

One of the largest free trade agreements to be negotiated in recent times is provoking serious concerns among civil groups.

# trade - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Opinion: Of all the member states, Ireland would be the most affected if the UK opted to leave the EU
# Breixt
# Breixt

Opinion: Of all the member states, Ireland would be the most affected if the UK opted to leave the EU

Dec 11th 2014, 8:00 PM 82 Views 73 Comments

What is the likelihood of the UK leaving the European Union… and what would it mean for Ireland if it did?

# trade - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Goods exports are up more than €400 million on last year
# Trade Surplus
# Trade Surplus

Goods exports are up more than €400 million on last year

Oct 15th 2014, 2:11 PM 4,068 Views 7 Comments

The figures for August show increases in exports of organic chemicals and pharmaceutical products but a fall for dairy products and birds’ eggs.

# trade - Friday 19 September, 2014

Ireland should see 'trade opportunities, not threats' in a devolved Scotland
# Trade
# Trade

Ireland should see 'trade opportunities, not threats' in a devolved Scotland

Sep 19th 2014, 9:13 AM 4,299 Views 6 Comments

Scotland will be given more control over its own economic policies.

# trade - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Aaron McKenna: We should aim to do less, not more, trade with Russia
# Bullyboy Ban
# Bullyboy Ban

Aaron McKenna: We should aim to do less, not more, trade with Russia

Aug 16th 2014, 8:00 AM 22 Views 93 Comments

We shouldn’t be focused on Vladimir Putin’s bullyboy ban on many EU foods – we should be making ties with ambitious countries that share our values.

# trade - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Poll: Should Ireland switch time zones?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland switch time zones?

Jul 26th 2014, 10:25 AM 33,307 Views 187 Comments

A new piece of law being considered would allow Ireland to move the clocks forward by an hour. Should we do it?

# trade - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

The EU plans to impose sanctions on more Russians
# Foreign Affairs Meeting
# Foreign Affairs Meeting

The EU plans to impose sanctions on more Russians

Jul 22nd 2014, 9:47 PM 5,000 Views 27 Comments

The extent of the measures will be announced on Thursday.

# trade - Saturday 19 July, 2014

How much did trade missions cost Ireland in 2013?
# Mission Profitable
# Mission Profitable

How much did trade missions cost Ireland in 2013?

Jul 19th 2014, 7:15 AM 4,836 Views 10 Comments

This much.

# trade - Monday 14 July, 2014

Trading up: Ireland exported €1bn more in a month compared to last year
# Ship Shape
# Ship Shape

Trading up: Ireland exported €1bn more in a month compared to last year

Jul 14th 2014, 1:38 PM 6,624 Views 16 Comments

Pharmaceuticals remain the backbone of the country’s exports.

Top chef says Ireland must not allow GM foods to be sold here
# TTIP
# TTIP

Top chef says Ireland must not allow GM foods to be sold here

Jul 14th 2014, 11:08 AM 14,097 Views 99 Comments

Kevin Thornton has warned that the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership could lead to the introduction of genetically-modified foods here. The Food Safety Authority of Ireland said that GM foods are safe to eat.

# trade - Friday 27 June, 2014

Coveney: Irish beef will be on American shelves by autumn
# Agriculture
# Agriculture

Coveney: Irish beef will be on American shelves by autumn

Jun 27th 2014, 10:04 PM 9,895 Views 68 Comments

Officials from the US agriculture department will first need to conclude audits on Irish farms.

# trade - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

How important is alcohol to Irish agriculture?
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

How important is alcohol to Irish agriculture?

Jun 24th 2014, 9:00 AM 8,208 Views 8 Comments

Representatives from the Drinks Industry Group of Ireland will be visiting Leinster House today to discuss the issue.

Ireland is the "goodest"* country in the world
# Very Good
# Very Good

Ireland is the "goodest"* country in the world

Jun 24th 2014, 12:05 AM 41,781 Views 99 Comments

*Yes, we know.