Dynamic Services Export Growth in Second Quarter Will Play a Key Role in Economic Recovery, state Irish Exporters Association
29 Sep 2010
New Integrated Transport Strategy needed to support export growth, state Irish Exporters Association
24 Sep 2010
New President elected to the Irish Exporters Association, Mr.Mark Fitzgerald, Chief Operating Officer, Citibank Europe plc, marks the continued emergence of the services export industry as the key driver of the economy.
16 Sep 2010
Retaining Energy Rebate for Large Users must be seen as only First Step along the road to
2 Sep 2010
The Exporters Association Link up with Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO) in Search for Short Sea Shipping Company of the Year 2010
26 Aug 2010
Services Exporting Needs a Wider Base to Expand and Accelerate Job Creation, state the Irish Exporters Association
25 Aug 2010
Irish Services Exports Continue to Expand Rapidly Agri-Food & Drink Export Sectors Showing Return to Growth
12 Aug 2010
The Irish Exporters Association (IEA) today (Thursday 12Th August) released its 2010 Half Year Review of Export Industry which highlights substantial growth in the services sector and encouraging signs that the agri-food and drink sectors are beginning to expand their exports again. The Association, however, advises that despite these encouraging results the translation into additional jobs may not occur until some time in 2011.
The Search for Manufacturing Exporter of the Year 2010 has Begun
11 Aug 2010
The Exporters Association link up with Enterprise Boards in search for Emerging Exporters
6 Aug 2010
Export Industry Awards 2010 launched by Irish Exporters Association (IEA)
3 Aug 2010
IEA welcomes Governments Commitment to the New Capital Expenditure Programme 2010-2016, but states the Allocation to Medium Term Support for Export Led Businesses should have been larger
27 Jul 2010
IEA Welcomes Report by the National Competitiveness Council showing Improvements in the Cost of Doing Business in Ireland, but warns it is still not sufficient to ensure long term export competitiveness.
22 Jul 2010
First All-Ireland Digital Address Code System LaunchedLoc8 Code
21 Jul 2010
Irish Export Industry Competitive Position Improving but it is a Slow and Long Term Process
19 Jul 2010
state Irish Exporters Association (IEA) at the release today 19th July of the Review of the Competitive Position of the Export Industry, as carried out for the IEA by Davy Research
New Irish Exporters Association Website Launched
15 Jul 2010
The 12 Billion Bank Lending will Support Economic Recovery Where it is Most Needed-in the SME Sector, stated the Irish Exporters Association reporting on the Governments Announcement
15 Jul 2010
The IEA welcomed the Governments announcement of the12 Billion Euro lending plan by AIB and Bank of Ireland, stating that it was essential that the small to medium sized businesses were refinanced if they were to take advantage of the rapid return to growth in export markets.
Irish Exporters Association Identifies Major Business Opportunities in Nigeria
24 Jun 2010
Major business opportunities, particularly in the Green and Clean tech sectors, for doing business between Ireland and Nigeria were identified by the Irish Exporters Association at an international business conference facilitated by the Nigerian Ambassador to Ireland, Dr. Kema Chikwe and held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Dublin today.
A New International Trade and Investment Strategy Urgently Needed to Boost Job Growth and Combat Declining Home Market Sales
21 Jun 2010
The IEA today (21st June 2010) called on Batt OKeeffe, the Minister for Enterprise Trade and Innovation, to move quickly to put in place a new International Trade and Investment Strategy
IEA Encourages Irish Services Companies to Increase Intra-EU Business Charlie McCreevy Awarded Trade Facilitation Gold Medal
17 Jun 2010
At the Irish Exporters Association (IEA) annual Presidents Lunch, sponsored by HSBC Corporate Banking Ireland), the growing importance of exports of internationally trade services in creating new and sustainable jobs was the main topic as President of the Association, Mr Liam Shanahan, outlined why the recent EU Services Directive represents significant growth opportunities for Irish Services companies
Refusing Dublin Port Development is Myopic and Undermines Irish Export Development
9 Jun 2010
The IEA today (9th June 2010) stated that the Bord Pleanala decision to refuse the development of the 21 hectares in Dublin Port indicated a worrying lack of understanding of the economic needs of exporters as we try to emerge from the recession.
Awards of Good Distribution Practice (GDP)
13 May 2010
The IEA Life Sciences Ireland awarded yesterday (12th May 2010) the Full Passport status in Good Distribution Practice for the pharmaceutical and medical devices industry to CEVA Logistics and KWE.
Irish Exporters First Quarter 2010 Review
4 May 2010
The IEA Report stated that the first quarter exports continued the downward trend in manufactured output from Ireland, with a fall of 5% compared to the same period last year.
Wide Range of Exporters in Survival mode
21 Apr 2010
The Irish Exporters Association met with Minister Batt O'Keeffe T.D. yesterday 20th April and briefed him on the urgent need for a new strategy for Trade, Tourism and Investment.
Appointment of Dermot Carberry as Chairperson Cork/Kerry Region to the Irish Exporters Associatio
2 Apr 2010
Dermot will be re-focusing the effort of the IEA in the region to ensure maximum support and promotion of export companies small and large within the region
Export Supremo could be the Catalyst to Boost Flagging Indigenous Export Sales
1 Apr 2010
John Whelan , the IEA chief executive today (1st April) joined with Dr. Michael Woods in the Oireachtas Buildings for the launch of the Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs report on "Irelands Foreign Trade promotion policy; Developing International Markets for Irish exports."
Red Tape Savings of Up to 21 million in Export Trade Data Gathering, must be tackled now to improve competitiveness
30 Mar 2010
IEA Pavilion at Birmingham Food and Drink Expo gives Irish Food Producers a Real Lift
23 Mar 2010
Food and Drink Export Ireland, a division of the Irish Exporters Association, has brought 10 Irish food companies to exhibit at the Food and Drink Expo in the NEC in Birmingham which is running from last Sunday until Wednesday 24th March. The companies range in size from start-up to medium sized and manufacture products ranging from ice cream, to ready meals, to vegetarian burgers and many other products.
Exporters Look for Renewed effort from Government after the Cabinet shuffle
23 Mar 2010
The Irish Exporters Association (IEA) today (23rd March 2010) said there was an urgent need for the Government to renew its efforts to assist indigenous exports, after the Cabinet shuffle expected today.
Appointment of Dr. Constantin Gurdgiev as Economic Advisor to the Irish Exporters Association
12 Mar 2010
The Appointment of Dr. Constantin Gurdgiev as Economic Advisor to the Irish Exporters Association was announced today (12th March 2010)
Innovation Task Force report welcomed by Irish Exporters Association (IEA)
11 Mar 2010
The IEA stated today (11th March) after the launch of the Governments Innovation Task Force Report that whereas it was broadly welcomed by the Exporters Association, there was concern that many of the immediate low cost recommendations were unlikely to be implemented with the current industrial unrest in the Public service continuing to escalate.
A Full Cabinet Minister for Export Industry Should Be Part of Any Government Front Bench Reshuffle
11 Mar 2010
Ireland will only thrive if we play to our strengths. As a small open economy a sustainable recovery depends increasingly on expanding our exports of good and services to world markets.
IDA 2020 Strategy Very Welcome
2 Mar 2010
The launch today of the IDA 2020 Strategy for Ireland , was strongly welcomed by the IEA, who stated the Strategy shows that the IDA have a very solid grip on what will continue to keep Ireland as a top destination for global industries when it comes to foreign investment decisions.
World-wide Trade Facilitation Is Key to Increasing Irish Exports
2 Mar 2010
The recent financial crisis has created a range of serious problems both nationally and internationally and of grave concern to Irish exporters is the fact that world trade has shrunk dramatically as a consequence.
Ireland needs New Export Strategy, say Irish Exporters Association ( IEA)
24 Feb 2010
Commenting on the CSO Trade figures released today (24th Feb), the IEA stated the confirmation of the magnitude of the fall in exports as reflected in the Dec 2009 figures, had most immediate implications for Ireland's indigenous exporters, who saw exports to their key markets of Britain and Northern Ireland fall by 16%.
International Trade Training is an integral part of the Smart Economy, and must be supported
23 Feb 2010
International Trade Training is an integral part of the Smart Economy, and must be supported, stated the Irish Exporters Association (IEA), at the official opening of the new Institute of International Trade of Ireland.
Exporters Say Relief Brought About By Weaker Euro May Not Last Long
16 Feb 2010
THE WEAKENING euro is providing some relief for margin-hit exporting companies, but the limited respite from unfavourable exchange rates is expected to be brief, exporters said yesterday.
Food exporters continue to suffer from exchange rate losses
12 Feb 2010
Food exporters continue to suffer from exchange rate losses, despite the signs of growth in international markets, states the IEA Food & Drink Council.
Public Sector industrial action damaging to export effort
11 Feb 2010
The IEA, the export industry organisation, stated today 11th February that the industrial campaign of disruption in the public service, which affected Dublin port today, would, if allowed to continue, do lasting damage to Irish exporters' reputation in international markets.
Credit Squeeze Will Need MoreThan Loan Guarantee To Alleviate - State Irish Exporters Association (IEA)
28 Jan 2010
The credit squeeze and its impact on small to medium sized business, particularly those with export and import activity, have been steadily rising over the past 12 months.
Exporters Association calls for No Strike Clause to be Inserted Air Traffic Controllers Employment Terms
25 Jan 2010
The Irish Exporters Association (IEA) advised there was serious concerns in the export sector that a repeat of the strike action by air traffic controllers last week, or the threat of future strike action, with the potential to wreck havok on the flow off goods into factories in Ireland and out to export client companies abroad, was an unacceptable risk for export industry.
Exports to Continental Europe Under Threat From Le Havre Docker Strike
4 Jan 2010
The IEA (Irish Exporters Association) today advised that the strike by French dock workers in Le Havre was a worrying start to the New Year for Irish exporters.
IEA Year End Review 2009
25 Jun 2010
On releasing the Exporters Association (IEA) Year End Review 2009, Chief Executive, John Whelan stated "despite the strong overall performance of Ireland exports, it is hard to over state the difficulties faced by indigenous exporters in 2009."