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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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

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

Ireland is the "goodest"* country in the world

*Yes, we know.

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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

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.

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.