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#Trade

# trade - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Ceann Comhairle to meet China's president tomorrow
# Xi Jinping
# Xi Jinping

Ceann Comhairle to meet China's president tomorrow

May 16th 2013, 6:53 PM 5,466 Views 14 Comments

China and Ireland’s friendship continues with a return visit by an Irish delegation.

# trade - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

EU reveals plans to buy oil from rebel-held parts of Syria
# Syria
# Syria

EU reveals plans to buy oil from rebel-held parts of Syria

Apr 23rd 2013, 4:03 PM 3,068 Views 15 Comments

The EU’s member states have a trade embargo against the Syrian government – but will import petrol from rebel territory.

# trade - Thursday 18 April, 2013

World business leaders meet in Dublin to advance transatlantic trade deal
# Trade
# Trade

World business leaders meet in Dublin to advance transatlantic trade deal

Apr 18th 2013, 7:30 AM 3,780 Views 7 Comments

The round table discussion will coincide with the meeting of EU trade ministers at Dublin Castle.

# trade - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Garret Fitzgerald 'not taken in' by Russians during 1976 trade mission
# Trade
# Trade

Garret Fitzgerald 'not taken in' by Russians during 1976 trade mission

Apr 11th 2013, 6:30 AM 6,801 Views 15 Comments

In a wire from the US Embassy in Ireland, an aid to the ambassador said Ireland believes that ‘Godless’ communists are in league with Satan.

# trade - Monday 18 March, 2013

Gilmore to meet John Kerry in Washington today
# Foreign Affairs
# Foreign Affairs

Gilmore to meet John Kerry in Washington today

Mar 18th 2013, 12:46 PM 5,514 Views 43 Comments

The Tánaiste will discuss how America’s plans to reform its immigration laws will affect tens of thousands of Irish people in the US.

# trade - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

China to become top export destination for Ireland
# Exports
# Exports

China to become top export destination for Ireland

Feb 27th 2013, 7:15 AM 7,031 Views 14 Comments

It is expected the UK, USA and Germany will remain the top three destinations but countries

# trade - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

Column: What would it mean for Ireland if the UK left Europe?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: What would it mean for Ireland if the UK left Europe?

Jan 22nd 2013, 7:30 PM 63 Views 72 Comments

The British Prime Minister hopes to negotiate fundamental changes in his country’s membership of the European Union, but this would have profound consequences for this island, writes James Kilcourse.

# trade - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Record €9 billion food and beverage exports in 2012 - Bord Bia report
# Exports
# Exports

Record €9 billion food and beverage exports in 2012 - Bord Bia report

Jan 9th 2013, 10:30 AM 2,962 Views 13 Comments

Bord Bia says the value of Irish food and drink exports increased by almost 2 per cent to exceed €9 billion for the first time.

# trade - Thursday 27 December, 2012

European stocks rise after festive break
# Markets
# Markets

European stocks rise after festive break

Dec 27th 2012, 11:30 AM 2,679 Views 0 Comments

Europe’s main stock markets rise as traders focus on whether the United States will avert the 2013 “fiscal cliff”.

# trade - Sunday 23 December, 2012

Tim Tebow set for Florida return as Jacksonville Jaguars prowl
# Room At The Inn
From The42
# Room At The Inn

Tim Tebow set for Florida return as Jacksonville Jaguars prowl

Dec 23rd 2012, 4:49 PM 1,100 Views 0 Comments

The rarely used quarter-back and former demi-god could be on his way out of the New York Jets.

# trade - Friday 14 December, 2012

Ireland's trade surplus increases in October
# Trade
# Trade

Ireland's trade surplus increases in October

Dec 14th 2012, 11:42 AM 4,392 Views 20 Comments

The value of Irish exports was up slightly on September, while the volume of imports also fell.

# trade - Monday 19 November, 2012

Here's why the French got upset about The Economist cover
# Zut Alors!
# Zut Alors!

Here's why the French got upset about The Economist cover

Nov 19th 2012, 1:45 PM 11,315 Views 10 Comments

It caught the attention of the investing class…

# trade - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Trade surplus for September down 41% on August – CSO
# Trade
# Trade

Trade surplus for September down 41% on August – CSO

Nov 14th 2012, 3:24 PM 3,142 Views 4 Comments

The drop in Ireland’s trade surplus is the first since March of this year.

# trade - Monday 12 November, 2012

Q. Where should Ireland look to trade?
# Exports
# Exports

Q. Where should Ireland look to trade?

Nov 12th 2012, 7:05 AM 3,413 Views 5 Comments

A. We should look to Middle East and Latin America, according to new trade forecast.

# trade - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

Bruton leads trade mission to Canada
# Trade
# Trade

Bruton leads trade mission to Canada

Nov 7th 2012, 7:30 AM 2,233 Views 2 Comments

The trade mission will involve 30 Irish companies from a range of sectors, and the Minister will participate in 25 meetings and engagements.

# trade - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Sherlock to lead food and lifesciences trade mission to Japan
# Trade
# Trade

Sherlock to lead food and lifesciences trade mission to Japan

Oct 27th 2012, 7:30 AM 3,029 Views 13 Comments

Fourteen of Ireland’s leading food and lifesciences companies will also travel to Japan for the mission.

# trade - Friday 19 October, 2012

US 2012: Obama and Romney trade jokes at dinner
# US 2012
# US 2012

US 2012: Obama and Romney trade jokes at dinner

Oct 19th 2012, 8:47 AM 7,264 Views 35 Comments

The US presidential candidates scored big laughs at an annual fundraiser at New York’s Waldorf Astoria hotel last night.

# trade - Friday 12 October, 2012

Trade surplus increases by €1bn - CSO
# Trade
# Trade

Trade surplus increases by €1bn - CSO

Oct 12th 2012, 4:10 PM 4,037 Views 14 Comments

The seasonally adjusted trade balance for August rose to €4.9 billion – the highest on record.

# trade - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

Iran to lift ban on Irish beef
# Farming
# Farming

Iran to lift ban on Irish beef

Oct 10th 2012, 7:04 PM 11,105 Views 53 Comments

Irish beef will be back on the menu in Iran shortly, an Oireachtas committee heard today.

# trade - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Self employed tradespeople warned about hiding income
# Tax
# Tax

Self employed tradespeople warned about hiding income

Sep 19th 2012, 10:54 AM 8,285 Views 35 Comments

Taxback.com has urged construction workers and tradespeople to comply with Revenue obligations as the October tax return deadline approaches.

# trade - Friday 14 September, 2012

CSO data shows Irish exports up by 6pc in July
# Trade
# Trade

CSO data shows Irish exports up by 6pc in July

Sep 14th 2012, 11:51 AM 2,847 Views 29 Comments

The CSO figures also show that exports to key target areas like India, China and Russia have risen in the last year.

# trade - Thursday 6 September, 2012

Column: Watching my parents cope with long-term unemployment
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Watching my parents cope with long-term unemployment

Sep 6th 2012, 8:40 PM 56 Views 36 Comments

Shaun Dunne, son of a carpet fitter, describes life in the shadow of a time when the working world was different.

# trade - Friday 31 August, 2012

Syrian refugees tell of "indiscriminate violence"
# Syria
# Syria

Syrian refugees tell of "indiscriminate violence"

Aug 31st 2012, 7:15 AM 1,909 Views 14 Comments

Joe Costello, Minister of State for Trade and Development, relates the dire tales of massacre and suffering told to him by Syrian refugees when he visited them in Jordan this week.

# trade - Sunday 26 August, 2012

Irish man teams up with Kenyans to give "trade without aid"
# Kenya
# Kenya

Irish man teams up with Kenyans to give "trade without aid"

Aug 26th 2012, 8:15 AM 6,329 Views 4 Comments

What is it like founding an organisation that offers trade without aid in Kenya? Corkonian James Hennessy, who founded Development Pamoja, tells us.

# trade - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

VIDEO: 'Your wish came true' declares new Lakers star Dwight Howard
# Superman
From The42
# Superman

VIDEO: 'Your wish came true' declares new Lakers star Dwight Howard

Aug 14th 2012, 5:18 PM 725 Views 0 Comments

The six-time NBA All-Star has moved to Los Angeles after a huge trade involving four teams.

# trade - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Five companies went bust each day of July, says Vision-net
# Companies
# Companies

Five companies went bust each day of July, says Vision-net

Jul 31st 2012, 2:47 PM 2,628 Views 9 Comments

Half of those stress-tested by the credit and risk analyst also showed signs of being on the brink of failure.

# trade - Friday 13 July, 2012

Exports bounce back in May
# Yay
# Yay

Exports bounce back in May

Jul 13th 2012, 11:44 AM 2,971 Views 9 Comments

Ireland’s export-led recovery continues.

# trade - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Irish firms ink €17.6million in trade deals with France
# Trade
# Trade

Irish firms ink €17.6million in trade deals with France

Jul 3rd 2012, 8:07 AM 2,071 Views 8 Comments

Richard Bruton returns to Ireland today after a three-day trade mission.

# trade - Sunday 1 July, 2012

Irish companies sign French deals worth €13m
# France
# France

Irish companies sign French deals worth €13m

Jul 1st 2012, 3:58 PM 4,266 Views 5 Comments

Agri contracts agreed for Irish companies Dromone, Samco and Dairymaster.

# trade - Saturday 30 June, 2012

Ireland launches trade mission to France
# Trade
# Trade

Ireland launches trade mission to France

Jun 30th 2012, 11:49 AM 2,032 Views 10 Comments

Minister Bruton, Enterprise Ireland and dozens of Irish companies are taking part in the three-day trade trip to boost Irish exports.

# trade - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Ireland's trade to grow 125 per cent by 2026: report
# Trade
# Trade

Ireland's trade to grow 125 per cent by 2026: report

Jun 26th 2012, 11:39 AM 3,033 Views 11 Comments

HSBC is forecasting strong growth for Ireland’s trade, particularly in key sectors like pharma and agri-food.

# trade - Monday 18 June, 2012

Exports and imports dive in April
# Trade
# Trade

Exports and imports dive in April

Jun 18th 2012, 12:45 PM 2,601 Views 16 Comments

The latest data from the CSO shows the lowest seasonally-adjusted monthly export figures since March 2010.

Moscow calling: Government leads trade mission to Russia
# Russian Relations
# Russian Relations

Moscow calling: Government leads trade mission to Russia

Jun 18th 2012, 6:45 AM 1,631 Views 6 Comments

After two record years, the five-day trip hopes to boost trade ties with Russia even further.

# trade - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

EU Parliament calls for tighter regulation of arms trade
# Arms Trade
# Arms Trade

EU Parliament calls for tighter regulation of arms trade

Jun 13th 2012, 4:31 PM 1,175 Views 1 Comment

New UN Arms Trade Treaty should require the public disclosure of all arms deals by UN members, says Parliament.

# trade - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Column: Let's stop pussyfooting around the Bloxham debacle
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Let's stop pussyfooting around the Bloxham debacle

May 30th 2012, 6:00 PM 95 Views 20 Comments

Former trader Nick Leeson is fed up with the light-touch reporting on the Bloxham demise – and with what he deems as inaction by the Central Bank and Financial Regulator.

# trade - Friday 25 May, 2012

EU takes legal action against Argentina over imports policy
# Trade
# Trade

EU takes legal action against Argentina over imports policy

May 25th 2012, 1:16 PM 1,643 Views 10 Comments

The European Union says Argentina insists on pre-approving imports, a policy which effectively throttles EU exports.

# trade - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

Revealed: the single country that's hurting Ireland's trade balance
# Trade
# Trade

Revealed: the single country that's hurting Ireland's trade balance

Apr 24th 2012, 2:53 PM 12,615 Views 63 Comments

There’s one single country from which we are importing more and more stuff – and it’s hurting our overall trade figures.

GALLERY: Ireland's 20 most improved trading partners in 2011
# Trade
# Trade

GALLERY: Ireland's 20 most improved trading partners in 2011

Apr 24th 2012, 1:49 PM 5,507 Views 13 Comments

We’ve ranked the countries with which Ireland has the best surplus of exports – and seen where that’s grown in 2011.