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From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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

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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Damien Kiberd: So what if Kenny and Bruton didn't lecture Middle East on human rights? Opinion

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?

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach and Jobs Minister kick off Gulf trade mission in Saudi Arabia Trade

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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Business booming for Aldi and Lidl as discounters show growth at expense of Tesco Supermarkets

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.

Man attempts to trade a live alligator for some beer

Turns out people will not accept a reptile in exchange for alcohol.

From TheJournal.ie Bitcoin falls in value after China bans new deposits Freefall

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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Betting your business on the domestic Irish market is foolish, lazy and unnecessary Opinion

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.

From TheJournal.ie ECC report says European consumers face discrimination based on where they live Eu Market

ECC report says European consumers face discrimination based on where they live

The Services Directive prohibits discriminatory conditions based on the nationality or residence of service recipients.

From TheJournal.ie Bruton to lead 42 Irish companies and colleges on Indian trade mission Foreign Trade

Bruton to lead 42 Irish companies and colleges on Indian trade mission

Bruton says the trip will help deliver jobs.

From TheJournal.ie Wikileaks publishes draft from free-trade agreement under secretive negotiations Wikileaks

Wikileaks publishes draft from free-trade agreement under secretive negotiations

The chapter published today constrains proposals for major changes to intellectual property rights laws in the states involved.

From TheJournal.ie Bloodstocks in the Middle East and life-sciences on the East Coast: Ministers on tour Trade

Bloodstocks in the Middle East and life-sciences on the East Coast: Ministers on tour

Ministers Bruton and Coveney have set off on separate trade missions this week.

From TheJournal.ie Mixed reaction in Ireland to EU-Canada deal EU

Mixed reaction in Ireland to EU-Canada deal

The Jobs Minister says it is good news for exports, but farmers warn that a free-trade agreement between the EU and Canada might not necessarily be good news.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Germany – the big kid who won’t play by the same rules Opinion

Column: Germany – the big kid who won’t play by the same rules

Germany is the EU’s largest economy yet it has no national minimum wage; and its policy of maintaining low wages and subsidising exports into EU member States is destabilising to the EU economy, writes Tiernan Brady.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland sees drop in exports during July CSO

Ireland sees drop in exports during July

However, figures show the trade surplus has increased to €3.2 billion in the year with the agri-sector performing strongly.

From TheJournal.ie China and EU settle burgeoning trade war Trade

China and EU settle burgeoning trade war

The solar panel dispute had threatened a full-blown trade war between two of the world’s largest trading powers.

From TheJournal.ie Illegal tobacco sellers could be given ASBOs Dublin

Illegal tobacco sellers could be given ASBOs

An operational group – the first of its kind – has been established by Dublin City Council to address the issue of illegal tobacco.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Today's countries in need are tomorrow's trading partners Opinion

Column: Today's countries in need are tomorrow's trading partners

Ending global poverty means changing the way we view overseas aid and development – which is why the public have been invited to share ideas about Ireland’s contribution to the world stage, writes Joe Costello TD.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach: EU-US trade deal could mean thousands of jobs for Ireland G8 This post contains videos

Taoiseach: EU-US trade deal could mean thousands of jobs for Ireland

Enda Kenny was speaking to the media following meetings with G8 leaders in Lough Erne today.

From TheJournal.ie Kenny and Obama to discuss EU presidency and bailout, but not Ireland's tax regime G8

Kenny and Obama to discuss EU presidency and bailout, but not Ireland's tax regime

Taoiseach Enda Kenny will arrive in Fermanagh later today, where he is expected to hold talks with the US president.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach to discuss trade opportunities with Canadian Prime Minister in Dublin O Canada

Taoiseach to discuss trade opportunities with Canadian Prime Minister in Dublin

Canada currently attracts 25 per cent of all Irish investment abroad and around 60 Irish businesses have a presence there.

From TheJournal.ie Ceann Comhairle to meet China's president tomorrow Xi Jinping

Ceann Comhairle to meet China's president tomorrow

China and Ireland’s friendship continues with a return visit by an Irish delegation.

From TheJournal.ie EU reveals plans to buy oil from rebel-held parts of Syria Syria

EU reveals plans to buy oil from rebel-held parts of Syria

The EU’s member states have a trade embargo against the Syrian government – but will import petrol from rebel territory.

From TheJournal.ie World business leaders meet in Dublin to advance transatlantic trade deal Trade

World business leaders meet in Dublin to advance transatlantic trade deal

The round table discussion will coincide with the meeting of EU trade ministers at Dublin Castle.

From TheJournal.ie Garret Fitzgerald 'not taken in' by Russians during 1976 trade mission Trade

Garret Fitzgerald 'not taken in' by Russians during 1976 trade mission

In a wire from the US Embassy in Ireland, an aid to the ambassador said Ireland believes that ‘Godless’ communists are in league with Satan.

From TheJournal.ie Gilmore to meet John Kerry in Washington today Foreign Affairs

Gilmore to meet John Kerry in Washington today

The Tánaiste will discuss how America’s plans to reform its immigration laws will affect tens of thousands of Irish people in the US.

From TheJournal.ie China to become top export destination for Ireland Exports

China to become top export destination for Ireland

It is expected the UK, USA and Germany will remain the top three destinations but countries

From TheJournal.ie Column: What would it mean for Ireland if the UK left Europe? Opinion

Column: What would it mean for Ireland if the UK left Europe?

The British Prime Minister hopes to negotiate fundamental changes in his country’s membership of the European Union, but this would have profound consequences for this island, writes James Kilcourse.

From TheJournal.ie Record €9 billion food and beverage exports in 2012 - Bord Bia report Exports

Record €9 billion food and beverage exports in 2012 - Bord Bia report

Bord Bia says the value of Irish food and drink exports increased by almost 2 per cent to exceed €9 billion for the first time.