Exports from Ireland grew 2.5 percent from a year earlier to EUR 11.82 billion in August 2019, driven by shipments of medical and pharmaceutical products (15 percent); electrical machinery, apparatus and appliances (64 percent) and food & live animals (12 percent). However, sales went down for organic chemicals (-31 percent). The EU accounted for 5.21 billion, or 44 percent, of total goods exports of which EUR 1.05 billion rose to Germany and EUR 0.76 billion went up to Belgium. Total EU exports decreased by EUR 0.87 billion, or 14 percent, compared with August 2018. Shipments to Great Britain fell by EUR 44 million, or 4 percent, to EUR 1.09 billion. The US was the main non-EU destination accounting for EUR 4.01 billion, or 34 percent, of total exports. Exports in Ireland averaged 4065351.02 EUR Thousand from 1970 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 13776800 EUR Thousand in May of 2019 and a record low of 44885 EUR Thousand in August of 1970.

Exports in Ireland is expected to be 11500000.00 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 11700000.00 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 5270600.00 6119700.00 6455700.00 -280890.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Current Account -26538.00 10990.00 14395.00 -31759.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 9.10 8.50 9.10 -13.40 percent [+]
Imports 6553600.00 7307900.00 8993100.00 62344.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Exports 11824200.00 13427600.00 13776800.00 44885.00 EUR Thousand [+]
External Debt 2386930.00 2328683.00 2398584.00 521792.00 EUR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 109.80 103.30 138.10 86.10 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows -54879.00 4932.00 17417.00 -93013.00 EUR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 3021.80 2026.70 3330.80 254.00 Thousand [+]
Gold Reserves 6.00 6.00 6.00 5.47 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 3.05 3.14 3.66 0.04 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment -12705.00 7424.00 145874.00 -44687.00 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 October of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
11824200.00 13427600.00 13776800.00 44885.00 1970 - 2019 EUR Thousand Monthly
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