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Trade

# trade - Monday 14 April, 2014

Here’s how much we’re making from overseas trade

Trade gains bump driven by food, essential oils and organic chemical sectors.

# trade - Sunday 13 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The government liked* Mexico so much they’re sending someone there again Arriba

The government liked* Mexico so much they’re sending someone there again

*And by liked, we mean liked the potential of increased trade with the country.

# trade - Friday 11 April, 2014

Irish trade to Canada set for €1.2 billion boost

EU deal could be worth €26 billion overall.

# trade - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Enda and Dave on tour: Taoiseach suggests joint trade mission with Cameron

Enda Kenny told business leaders in London that he discussed the possibility of a joint trade mission with David Cameron at last night’s State banquet.

# trade - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Boeing is allowed to sell spare aircraft parts to Iran – but not new planes

This is the first time the US has issued a license of this kind since the 1979 embargo.

# trade - Monday 10 March, 2014

Chinese middle classes hungry for Irish goods

Exporter body predicts growth in Ireland-Asia trade for next 15 years.

# trade - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Freight traffic stacks up for Irish Ferries

Economic upturn to thank for increase in volume

# trade - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: The fight for the future of Ukraine is not over – not by a long shot Ukraine

Column: The fight for the future of Ukraine is not over – not by a long shot

The deal struck between the government and opposition in Ukraine is a win for the EU … but Russia is not out of the fight, David Moloney.

# trade - Monday 24 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: What was once called ‘the white gold’ is no longer a source of hope Fair Is Fair

Column: What was once called ‘the white gold’ is no longer a source of hope

In the past three years, sales of Fairtrade cotton in Europe has fallen – leaving those who produce it without the support needed to build a better future, writes Dunstan Burke.

# trade - Monday 10 February, 2014

Where’s Richard Bruton this week? Singapore apparently

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation is on the first ever joint trade mission of ministers from the Republic, Northern Ireland and the UK.

# trade - Monday 3 February, 2014

1.5 billion people gained access to more Irish produce last year

The figure is included in the Department of Foreign Affair’s first report on its economic and promotional activities.

# trade - Sunday 2 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Ireland is reviewing its foreign policy – but it’s asking the wrong questions World Trade

Column: Ireland is reviewing its foreign policy – but it’s asking the wrong questions

Taking the example of Ireland’s evolving relationship with Africa, it becomes clear that the DFA’s review of external relations might not be on the right track, writes Andy Storey.

# trade - Friday 24 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie British exit from EU wouldn’t give Taoiseach a headache Davos

British exit from EU wouldn’t give Taoiseach a headache

The Taoiseach also dismissed suggestions that he would take up a role in the EU instead of leading Fine Gael into the 2016 general election.

# trade - Sunday 12 January, 2014

Damien Kiberd: So what if Kenny and Bruton didn’t lecture Middle East on human rights?

Were they not correct to put the business interests of Ireland first? And what about those other human rights abusers Ireland conveniently chooses to ignore?

# trade - Sunday 5 January, 2014

Taoiseach and Jobs Minister kick off Gulf trade mission in Saudi Arabia

Enda Kenny and Richard Bruton will remain in the Gulf region until Thursday.

# trade - Thursday 2 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ireland to send 40 tonnes of aid to South Sudan Emergency

Ireland to send 40 tonnes of aid to South Sudan

The emergency aid includes jerry cans, mosquito nets and kitchen sets.

# trade - Monday 23 December, 2013

Business booming for Aldi and Lidl as discounters show growth at expense of Tesco

The German discount chains have been gaining ground in the last 12 months, as shoppers continue to keep a close watch on their grocery spend.

# trade - Thursday 19 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Man attempts to trade a live alligator for some beer Snap Happy

Man attempts to trade a live alligator for some beer

Turns out people will not accept a reptile in exchange for alcohol.

# trade - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Bitcoin falls in value after China bans new deposits

The price of one Bitcoin has fallen from €873 at the beginning of the month to €323 today.

# trade - Saturday 7 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie WTO agrees ‘historic’ global trade deal worth $1 trillion World Trade

WTO agrees ‘historic’ global trade deal worth $1 trillion

The agreement includes commitments to facilitate trade by simplifying procedures for doing business across borders.

# trade - Monday 2 December, 2013

Column: Betting your business on the domestic Irish market is foolish, lazy and unnecessary

Being ‘the best in Ireland’ is too limited a goal for Irish businesses today; businesses should emulate Germany’s ‘Mittelstand’ approach to drive export growth, writes Patrick Burke.

# trade - Friday 29 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie ECC report says European consumers face discrimination based on where they live Eu Market

ECC report says European consumers face discrimination based on where they live

The Services Directive prohibits discriminatory conditions based on the nationality or residence of service recipients.

# trade - Saturday 16 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Bruton to lead 42 Irish companies and colleges on Indian trade mission Foreign Trade

Bruton to lead 42 Irish companies and colleges on Indian trade mission

Bruton says the trip will help deliver jobs.

# trade - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Wikileaks publishes draft from free-trade agreement under secretive negotiations Wikileaks

Wikileaks publishes draft from free-trade agreement under secretive negotiations

The chapter published today constrains proposals for major changes to intellectual property rights laws in the states involved.

# trade - Monday 28 October, 2013

Bloodstocks in the Middle East and life-sciences on the East Coast: Ministers on tour

Ministers Bruton and Coveney have set off on separate trade missions this week.

# trade - Friday 18 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Mixed reaction in Ireland to EU-Canada deal EU

Mixed reaction in Ireland to EU-Canada deal

The Jobs Minister says it is good news for exports, but farmers warn that a free-trade agreement between the EU and Canada might not necessarily be good news.

# trade - Friday 20 September, 2013

Column: Germany – the big kid who won’t play by the same rules

Germany is the EU’s largest economy yet it has no national minimum wage; and its policy of maintaining low wages and subsidising exports into EU member States is destabilising to the EU economy, writes Tiernan Brady.

# trade - Friday 13 September, 2013

Ireland sees drop in exports during July CSO

Ireland sees drop in exports during July

However, figures show the trade surplus has increased to €3.2 billion in the year with the agri-sector performing strongly.

# trade - Sunday 28 July, 2013

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.

# trade - Thursday 18 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Illegal tobacco sellers could be given ASBOs Dublin

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.

# trade - Monday 15 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Today’s countries in need are tomorrow’s trading partners Opinion

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.

# trade - Monday 17 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach: EU-US trade deal could mean thousands of jobs for Ireland G8

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.

From TheJournal.ie Kenny and Obama to discuss EU presidency and bailout, but not Ireland’s tax regime G8

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.

# trade - Sunday 16 June, 2013

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.

# trade - Thursday 16 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Ceann Comhairle to meet China’s president tomorrow Xi Jinping

Ceann Comhairle to meet China’s president tomorrow

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

# trade - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie EU reveals plans to buy oil from rebel-held parts of Syria Syria

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.

# trade - Thursday 18 April, 2013

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.

# trade - Thursday 11 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Garret Fitzgerald ‘not taken in’ by Russians during 1976 trade mission Trade

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.

# trade - Monday 18 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Gilmore to meet John Kerry in Washington today Foreign Affairs

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.

# trade - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

China to become top export destination for Ireland

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

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