Exports from Ireland advanced 11 percent year-on-year to EUR 11.34 billion in September 2018, boosted by sales of medical and pharmaceutical products (29 percent) and organic chemicals (79 percent) while those of food and live animals declined (-11 percent). Shipments to the EU grew 11 percent to EUR 6.01 billion, representing 53 percent of total goods exports, of which EUR 1.64 billion went to Belgium and EUR 0.85 billion to Germany. External sales to Great Britain, however, fell 5 percent to EUR 1.30 billion. The US was the largest non-EU destination accounting for EUR 3.36 billion, or 30 percent, of total exports. Exports in Ireland averaged 3903282.06 EUR Thousand from 1970 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 12765700 EUR Thousand in June of 2018 and a record low of 44885 EUR Thousand in August of 1970.

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Ireland Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 3221900.00 4318800.00 5566200.00 -280890.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Exports 11343300.00 11534400.00 12765700.00 44885.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Imports 8121400.00 7215600.00 8121400.00 62344.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Current Account 10162.00 9552.00 13760.00 -6299.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 12.50 3.90 12.50 -13.40 percent [+]
External Debt 2260705.00 2186952.00 2260705.00 521792.00 EUR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 93.70 92.60 138.10 86.10 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 14187.00 13240.00 14332.00 -33500.00 EUR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 3330.80 2951.90 3330.80 254.00 Thousand [+]
Gold Reserves 6.00 6.00 6.00 5.47 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 3.14 3.43 3.66 0.04 [+]
Weapons Sales 13.00 26.00 30.00 1.00 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment -44020.00 -22818.00 145874.00 -44020.00 EUR Million [+]

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Ireland Exports

Exports remain the primary engine for Ireland's growth. In 2017, exports hit an all-time high of EUR 122 billion. The country exported mostly: chemicals and related products (55 percent of total exports), mainly medical and pharmaceutical products (29 percent), organic chemicals (16 percent), and essential oils, perfume materials, toilet and cleansing preparations (6 percent). Others include: machinery and transport equipment (17 percent), of which electrical machinery, apparatus and appliances and parts (5 percent) and other transport equipment, including aircraft (5 percent); miscellaneous manufactured articles (12 percent); and food and live animals (9 percent). Main export partners were: the United States (27 percent of total exports); the United Kingdom (13 percent); Belgium (11 percent); Germany (8 percent); Switzerland and the Netherlands (5 percent each), France and China (4 percent each). This page provides the latest reported value for - Ireland Exports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Ireland Exports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
11343300.00 11534400.00 12765700.00 44885.00 1970 - 2018 EUR Thousand Monthly
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