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#Trade

# trade - Sunday 14 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: What you should know about hushed negotiations taking place between the EU and US Trade

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

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ireland should see ‘trade opportunities, not threats’ in a devolved Scotland Trade

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

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

# trade - Saturday 16 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: We should aim to do less, not more, trade with Russia Bullyboy Ban

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Ireland switch time zones? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland switch time zones?

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

From TheJournal.ie The EU plans to impose sanctions on more Russians Foreign Affairs Meeting

The EU plans to impose sanctions on more Russians

The extent of the measures will be announced on Thursday.

# trade - Saturday 19 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie How much did trade missions cost Ireland in 2013? Mission Profitable

# trade - Monday 14 July, 2014

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

Pharmaceuticals remain the backbone of the country’s exports.

From TheJournal.ie Top chef says Ireland must not allow GM foods to be sold here TTIP

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

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

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

# trade - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie How important is alcohol to Irish agriculture? Oireachtas Agenda

How important is alcohol to Irish agriculture?

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

From TheJournal.ie Ireland is the “goodest”* country in the world Very Good

# trade - Sunday 22 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Simon Coveney is jetting off to the US to talk about beef Wheres The Beef

Simon Coveney is jetting off to the US to talk about beef

The minister has 16 meetings planned over the next four days with multinationals, potential investors and politicians.

# trade - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Enda is jetting off to sunny California to woo investors and secure jobs West Coast

Enda is jetting off to sunny California to woo investors and secure jobs

The Taoiseach will be visiting several companies in both San Francisco and Silicon Valley.

# trade - Sunday 11 May, 2014

Why do the Chinese keep Irish baby formula under lock and key?

Irish products could have a big trading future with Asia, but we have to get it right.

# trade - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Irish farmers must stand up for change – or else sleep with one eye open Opinion

Opinion: Irish farmers must stand up for change – or else sleep with one eye open

The reality is that this globalisation of our food and agricultural system is failing consumers, the environment and our farmers.

# trade - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Why is the Mexican flag flying over the Mansion House?* Viva Mexico! This post contains images

Why is the Mexican flag flying over the Mansion House?*

*No, we haven’t been invaded.

# trade - Friday 25 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Let’s stop dragging our feet – we need to regulate cash-for-gold Cash For Gold

Column: Let’s stop dragging our feet – we need to regulate cash-for-gold

The lack of regulation means priceless treasures can be accidentally destroyed, criminals operate virtually unimpeded, and vulnerable communities are preyed upon.

# 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.

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