Exports from Ireland jumped 17.9 percent from the previous year to an all-time high of 12.79 billion in November of 2018, boosted by higher sales of chemicals and related products (28.4 percent), led by medical and pharmaceutical products (31.3 percent) and organic chemicals (27.9 percent). In addition, exports rose for machinery and transport equipment (4.7 percent) and miscellaneous manufactured articles (10.4 percent). Shipments to the EU grew 21.2 percent to EUR 6.28 billion, representing 49.1 percent of total exports, of which EUR 1.51 went to Belgium and EUR 1.33 billion to Great Britain. The US was the largest non-EU destination accounting for EUR 3.86 billion, or 30.1 percent of total exports. Exports in Ireland averaged 3932687.06 EUR Thousand from 1970 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 12786000 EUR Thousand in November of 2018 and a record low of 44885 EUR Thousand in August of 1970.

Exports in Ireland is expected to be 13600000.00 EUR Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Exports in Ireland to stand at 11800000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Ireland Exports is projected to trend around 12500000.00 EUR Thousand in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Ireland Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 4804900.00 3506900.00 5565300.00 -280890.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Current Account 9104.00 10162.00 13760.00 -6299.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 12.50 3.90 12.50 -13.40 percent [+]
Imports 7981100.00 8660600.00 8660600.00 62344.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Exports 12786000.00 12167400.00 12786000.00 44885.00 EUR Thousand [+]
External Debt 2293949.00 2260705.00 2293949.00 521792.00 EUR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 97.10 95.90 138.10 86.10 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 9276.00 14187.00 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 January of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
12786000.00 12167400.00 12786000.00 44885.00 1970 - 2018 EUR Thousand Monthly
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