AFTER an intensive week of discussions, the Minister for Agriculture Food & the Marine, Simon Coveney T.D. today completed his week-long trade mission to China. The Minister led a delegation which included representatives of 51 Irish agri food companies seeking to develop new business opportunities in the Chinese market, as well as government agencies such as Teagasc, BIM, the Marine Institute, the Sea Fisheries Protection Agency and Irish Thoroughbred Marketing.
THE Minister of State for Trade and Commerce, Billy Kelleher TD begins a four-day trade mission to Brazil with 34 Irish firms aimed at boosting exports and creating jobs at home.
The Enterprise Ireland trade mission to Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro is the latest foreign trip led by the Government to boost Irish exports in emerging markets.
The 34 firms span a wide range of sectors including telecoms, financial services, education, engineering; construction and energy and their products and services are at the forefront of high-tech innovation.
THE Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Innovation, Batt O’Keeffe TD, today [Thursday] announced that Irish firms landed deals worth over €36 million during a trade mission to the Middle East this week.
The trade mission was organised by the Government’s indigenous job creation agency, Enterprise Ireland.
Most of the contracts won this week are in the construction sector with firms such as PM Group, Jones Engineering and Woodfit.
THE Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Innovation, Batt O’Keeffe TD, has told senior bankers on a Government trade mission to the Middle East that they must ‘return to first principles’ and start lending to export-led Irish firms.
In a meeting in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, with representatives of Allied Irish Banks, Bank of Ireland Ulster Bank on an Enterprise Ireland trade mission, Minister O’Keeffe told the bankers that “over the past decade a gulf has opened between banks’ trade finance practice and their understanding of the needs of export firms.
THE Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Innovation, Batt O’Keeffe TD, today [Monday] begins a weeklong trade mission to the Middle East with 45 Irish firms aimed at landing lucrative deals and creating jobs at home.
The Enterprise Ireland trade mission to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates is the latest foreign trip led by the Government to boost exports and grow indigenous Irish firms. The trade mission begins in Riyadh, Jeddah and Dammam in Saudi Arabia before moving on to Abu Dhabi in the UAE.
MINISTER of State for Trade and Commerce, Billy Kelleher this week leads 30 top Irish firms on a weeklong trade mission to Russia.
The firms are from a range of sectors including engineering, construction, food and drink, education and business services. Half of them are in the information communications technology (ICT) and services sectors.
The trade mission has been organised by the Government’s indigenous job creation agency, Enterprise Ireland, to coincide with President Mary Maltese’s visit to Russia. Russia is Europe’s largest emerging market.
THE Minster of State for Trade and Commerce, Billy Kelleher today announced that contracts and agreements worth €15 million were concluded by Enterprise Ireland client companies during this week’s trade and investment mission to Australia.
The multi-sectoral mission comprised 44 Irish companies from a range of sectors such as software, financial services, telecoms, e-learning, life sciences and environmental services and visited Melbourne, Sydney and Canberra.
Speaking at the conclusion of the mission Minister Kelleher said, “I am pleased to announce €15m in new business in Australia for the companies that participated on this important trade mission. These successes endorse Ireland’s global reputation as a source of high quality products and services.