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# Trade

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China and EU settle burgeoning trade war
The solar panel dispute had threatened a full-blown trade war between two of the world’s largest trading powers.
Illegal tobacco sellers could be given ASBOs
An operational group – the first of its kind – has been established by Dublin City Council to address the issue of illegal tobacco.
Column: Today's countries in need are tomorrow's trading partners
Ending global poverty means changing the way we view overseas aid and development – which is why the public have been invited to share ideas about Ireland’s contribution to the world stage, writes Joe Costello TD.
Taoiseach: EU-US trade deal could mean thousands of jobs for Ireland
Enda Kenny was speaking to the media following meetings with G8 leaders in Lough Erne today.
Kenny and Obama to discuss EU presidency and bailout, but not Ireland's tax regime
Taoiseach Enda Kenny will arrive in Fermanagh later today, where he is expected to hold talks with the US president.
Taoiseach to discuss trade opportunities with Canadian Prime Minister in Dublin
Canada currently attracts 25 per cent of all Irish investment abroad and around 60 Irish businesses have a presence there.
Ceann Comhairle to meet China's president tomorrow
China and Ireland’s friendship continues with a return visit by an Irish delegation.
EU reveals plans to buy oil from rebel-held parts of Syria
The EU’s member states have a trade embargo against the Syrian government – but will import petrol from rebel territory.
World business leaders meet in Dublin to advance transatlantic trade deal
The round table discussion will coincide with the meeting of EU trade ministers at Dublin Castle.
Garret Fitzgerald 'not taken in' by Russians during 1976 trade mission
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.
Gilmore to meet John Kerry in Washington today
The Tánaiste will discuss how America’s plans to reform its immigration laws will affect tens of thousands of Irish people in the US.
China to become top export destination for Ireland
It is expected the UK, USA and Germany will remain the top three destinations but countries
Column: What would it mean for Ireland if the UK left Europe?
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.
Record €9 billion food and beverage exports in 2012 - Bord Bia report
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.
European stocks rise after festive break
Europe’s main stock markets rise as traders focus on whether the United States will avert the 2013 “fiscal cliff”.
Tim Tebow set for Florida return as Jacksonville Jaguars prowl
The rarely used quarter-back and former demi-god could be on his way out of the New York Jets.
Ireland's trade surplus increases in October
The value of Irish exports was up slightly on September, while the volume of imports also fell.
Here's why the French got upset about The Economist cover
It caught the attention of the investing class…
Trade surplus for September down 41% on August – CSO
The drop in Ireland’s trade surplus is the first since March of this year.
Q. Where should Ireland look to trade?
A. We should look to Middle East and Latin America, according to new trade forecast.
Bruton leads trade mission to Canada
The trade mission will involve 30 Irish companies from a range of sectors, and the Minister will participate in 25 meetings and engagements.
Sherlock to lead food and lifesciences trade mission to Japan
Fourteen of Ireland’s leading food and lifesciences companies will also travel to Japan for the mission.
US 2012: Obama and Romney trade jokes at dinner
The US presidential candidates scored big laughs at an annual fundraiser at New York’s Waldorf Astoria hotel last night.
Trade surplus increases by €1bn - CSO
The seasonally adjusted trade balance for August rose to €4.9 billion – the highest on record.
Iran to lift ban on Irish beef
Irish beef will be back on the menu in Iran shortly, an Oireachtas committee heard today.
Self employed tradespeople warned about hiding income has urged construction workers and tradespeople to comply with Revenue obligations as the October tax return deadline approaches.
CSO data shows Irish exports up by 6pc in July
The CSO figures also show that exports to key target areas like India, China and Russia have risen in the last year.
Column: Watching my parents cope with long-term unemployment
Shaun Dunne, son of a carpet fitter, describes life in the shadow of a time when the working world was different.
Syrian refugees tell of "indiscriminate violence"
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.
Irish man teams up with Kenyans to give "trade without aid"
What is it like founding an organisation that offers trade without aid in Kenya? Corkonian James Hennessy, who founded Development Pamoja, tells us.
VIDEO: 'Your wish came true' declares new Lakers star Dwight Howard
The six-time NBA All-Star has moved to Los Angeles after a huge trade involving four teams.
Five companies went bust each day of July, says Vision-net
Half of those stress-tested by the credit and risk analyst also showed signs of being on the brink of failure.
Exports bounce back in May
Ireland’s export-led recovery continues.
Irish firms ink €17.6million in trade deals with France
Richard Bruton returns to Ireland today after a three-day trade mission.
Irish companies sign French deals worth €13m
Agri contracts agreed for Irish companies Dromone, Samco and Dairymaster.
Ireland launches trade mission to France
Minister Bruton, Enterprise Ireland and dozens of Irish companies are taking part in the three-day trade trip to boost Irish exports.
Ireland's trade to grow 125 per cent by 2026: report
HSBC is forecasting strong growth for Ireland’s trade, particularly in key sectors like pharma and agri-food.
Exports and imports dive in April
The latest data from the CSO shows the lowest seasonally-adjusted monthly export figures since March 2010.