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6356: VALUE OF IRISH EXPORTS TO EU TRADE PARTNERS MORE THAN DOUBLES IN 17 YEARS

Friday 30 November 2018
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The value of Irish exports to countries outside the European Union rose to €128 billion in 2017.

New figures from the European Commission show that this export activity kept 700,000 Irish people in work.

The statistics reveal that one in every three Irish jobs depends on exports.

Grace Bolton of the European Commission office in Ireland says that successful EU trade deals have facilitated the increase in Irish exports.

Interviewee: Grace Bolton | Clip duration: 0 minutes 14 seconds | Outwords: EU trade deals