Industry & Business

Tánaiste welcomes agreement on landmark new trade deal with Japan

 Breaking News
  • Zevas Communications to Create 50 New Jobs in Cork Zevas Communications, a national and global leading provider of outsourced sales services, has announced the creation of 50 new jobs in Cork. The 50 new positions to be filled immediately, are as a result of Zevas’ sustained growth and development strategy, resulting in winning two new contracts with international global digital technology companies. The announcement follows the [...]...
  • House Prices Could Rise By 20% From 2017 to 2020 New ESRI research analyses a number of demographic and economic factors to forecast trends in house prices. The research finds that over the period from 2017-2020, house prices could rise by 20% in real terms if projections for strong economic growth over the period are realised and if the slow rate of housing supply continues. The [...]...
  • Invest NI Expands International Network With New Office in Sydney Invest Northern Ireland is to increase its presence in Australia with a new Regional Manager to be based in Sydney. The announcement was made as Invest NI’s Chief Executive, Alastair Hamilton was leading a recent trade mission to Australia. The trade mission includes thirteen companies from a number of leading Northern Ireland sectors including ICT, Advanced [...]...
  • Redevelopment of Páirc Uí Chaoimh Voted Best National Engineering Project of 2017 The redevelopment of Páirc Uí Chaoimh has been voted national Engineering Project of the Year for 2017 at eighth Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards. The regeneration of the stadium, home of Cork City and County GAA activities since it was established in 1898, has resulted in a multi-purpose floodlit bowl-shaped venue that can accommodate a capacity [...]...
  • Ireland Has Relatively Strong Infrastructure With Some Sectoral Weaknesses A recent IMF Assessment evaluating Ireland’s public investment in infrastructure finds that infrastructure levels and management practices are generally well developed, but areas where improvements can be made have been identified. A number of recommendations have been made by the IMF and the process of addressing these recommendations is being implemented. During July this year, an [...]...

Tánaiste welcomes agreement on landmark new trade deal with Japan

Tánaiste welcomes agreement on landmark new trade deal with Japan
July 07
09:00 2017

Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise and Innovation Frances Fitzgerald and Minister for Trade Pat Breen have welcomed the milestone in achieving progress on the EU new trade deal with Japan which will bring great benefits to Ireland.

The Tánaiste welcoming the landmark deal said: “Together with the EU- Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, today sends a powerful signal that international cooperation is the way to tackle global challenges and an important stand against protectionism.

“Later this year, I look forward to leading a Trade and Investment Mission to Japan which will intensify Ireland’s efforts in further developing the economic and trade links between Ireland and Japan, at this time of enhanced economic partnership. This mission will reinforce the potential for Irish companies in the Japanese market and provide a platform for accelerated export growth and investment opportunities.”

Minister Pat Breen with responsibility for Trade added: “I am very pleased that political agreement has been achieved on the landmark free trade agreement negotiations with Japan.

“Japan is the third largest economy in the world and this important trade agreement will open up exciting opportunities for Irish exporters and companies across a wide range of sectors, helping them to tap into Japan’s large market. Agri-food, which is Ireland’s largest indigenous industry, will see particular benefits from the agreement, with new access for dairy products in particular beef and chedder cheese industries”.

“The progress achieved will also ensure tariff elimination on medical devices and pharmaceutical products which is very good news for Irish industry.”

This announcement by the EU and Japan of the world’s largest trade deal underlines Europe’s leadership in setting global trade rules.

About Author

editor

editor

Related Articles






New Subscriber





Subscribe Here



Advertisements
































National Manufacturing Conference & Exhibition 2016

NIBRT Springboard Success Stories



Upcoming Events

  • No upcoming events
AEC v1.0.4