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#Trade

# trade - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

From Business ETC ‘You can’t stand with your finger in the dam’: Bruton gives his 2c on TTIP Damnation

‘You can’t stand with your finger in the dam’: Bruton gives his 2c on TTIP

This is what the Jobs Minister had to say about a EU-US free-trade deal today.

# trade - Thursday 11 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A victory for people power: we have postponed the controversial TTIP vote Opinion

A victory for people power: we have postponed the controversial TTIP vote

The vote on the deal was called off at the last minute after MEPs were put under tremendous pressure from their constituents.

From TheJournal.ie We believe fears about the TTIP are unfounded – we need to break down barriers to business Opinion

We believe fears about the TTIP are unfounded – we need to break down barriers to business

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

From TheJournal.ie Corporations could start suing governments for ‘barriers’ to profit – will you accept this? Opinion

Corporations could start suing governments for ‘barriers’ to profit – will you accept this?

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

From TheJournal.ie Feta cheese is causing a real beef between Greece and Canada Squaring Off

Feta cheese is causing a real beef between Greece and Canada

The Greeks don’t think an EU trade deal does enough for their cheese.

# trade - Thursday 30 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Think Ireland getting sued by a tobacco company is odd? Then worry about this EU-US trade deal… Opinion

Think Ireland getting sued by a tobacco company is odd? Then worry about this EU-US trade deal…

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

From TheJournal.ie A glass-covered chocolate growing factory in London is feeding global demand Grow Your Own

A glass-covered chocolate growing factory in London is feeding global demand

Well cocoa, not chocolate. But still, yum.

# trade - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

From Business ETC These Trinity students think they may have solved the Bitcoin problem Credit Check

These Trinity students think they may have solved the Bitcoin problem

Critics say that the digital currency lacks transparency – and a group of students have been trying to fix that.

# trade - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ireland sends loads of fizzy drink concentrate to Iran Fizzy Orange

Ireland sends loads of fizzy drink concentrate to Iran

Enterprise Ireland has decided to organise a visit to the country next year.

# 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

From Business ETC Goods exports are up more than €400 million on last year Trade Surplus

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

From Business ETC Trading up: Ireland exported €1bn more in a month compared to last year Ship Shape

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

From Business ETC Coveney: Irish beef will be on American shelves by autumn Agriculture

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

From Business ETC Why do the Chinese keep Irish baby formula under lock and key? Enter The Dragon

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

From Business ETC 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

From Business ETC Here’s how much we’re making from overseas trade Trade Surplus

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

From Business ETC Irish trade to Canada set for €1.2 billion boost Oh Canada

Irish trade to Canada set for €1.2 billion boost

EU deal could be worth €26 billion overall.

# trade - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

From Business ETC Enda and Dave on tour: Taoiseach suggests joint trade mission with Cameron State Visit

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

From Business ETC Boeing is allowed to sell spare aircraft parts to Iran – but not new planes Trade

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

From Business ETC Chinese middle classes hungry for Irish goods Big In China

Chinese middle classes hungry for Irish goods

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

# trade - Thursday 6 March, 2014

From Business ETC Freight traffic stacks up for Irish Ferries Get The Boat

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

From Business ETC Where’s Richard Bruton this week? Singapore apparently Building Bridges

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

From Business ETC 1.5 billion people gained access to more Irish produce last year Beef Lamb Pork

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.

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