# trade - Tuesday 23 June, 2015
This is what the Jobs Minister had to say about a EU-US free-trade deal today.
# trade - Thursday 11 June, 2015
The vote on the deal was called off at the last minute after MEPs were put under tremendous pressure from their constituents.
Much of the focus about the trade deal has been on big business, but little attention has been paid to SMEs and how they would benefit from it.
# trade - Sunday 7 June, 2015
Some of those ‘barriers’ could include labour rights, food safety rules, regulations on the use of toxic chemicals, digital privacy laws and even new banking safeguards.
# trade - Wednesday 6 May, 2015
The Greeks don’t think an EU trade deal does enough for their cheese.
# trade - Thursday 30 April, 2015
It may not have a catchy name but we need to pay attention the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership – it poses huge ramifications for Ireland.
# trade - Monday 23 February, 2015
Well cocoa, not chocolate. But still, yum.
# trade - Tuesday 3 February, 2015
Critics say that the digital currency lacks transparency – and a group of students have been trying to fix that.
# trade - Tuesday 23 December, 2014
Enterprise Ireland has decided to organise a visit to the country next year.
# trade - Sunday 14 December, 2014
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
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
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
Scotland will be given more control over its own economic policies.
# trade - Saturday 16 August, 2014
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
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
The extent of the measures will be announced on Thursday.
# trade - Saturday 19 July, 2014
# trade - Monday 14 July, 2014
Pharmaceuticals remain the backbone of the country’s exports.
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
Officials from the US agriculture department will first need to conclude audits on Irish farms.
# trade - Tuesday 24 June, 2014
Representatives from the Drinks Industry Group of Ireland will be visiting Leinster House today to discuss the issue.
# trade - Sunday 22 June, 2014
The minister has 16 meetings planned over the next four days with multinationals, potential investors and politicians.
# trade - Wednesday 4 June, 2014
The Taoiseach will be visiting several companies in both San Francisco and Silicon Valley.
# trade - Sunday 11 May, 2014
Irish products could have a big trading future with Asia, but we have to get it right.
# trade - Wednesday 7 May, 2014
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
*No, we haven’t been invaded.
# trade - Friday 25 April, 2014
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
Trade gains bump driven by food, essential oils and organic chemical sectors.
# trade - Sunday 13 April, 2014
# trade - Friday 11 April, 2014
EU deal could be worth €26 billion overall.
# trade - Wednesday 9 April, 2014
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
This is the first time the US has issued a license of this kind since the 1979 embargo.
# trade - Monday 10 March, 2014
Exporter body predicts growth in Ireland-Asia trade for next 15 years.
# trade - Thursday 6 March, 2014
Economic upturn to thank for increase in volume
# trade - Wednesday 26 February, 2014
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
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
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
The figure is included in the Department of Foreign Affair’s first report on its economic and promotional activities.
# trade - Sunday 2 February, 2014
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.