CSO figures reveal new record for overseas trade

Irish Times | Feb 15, 2020 at 6:19 AM
  • Exports shrugged off a decline in business with the UK last year to set a new €152.5 billion record.
  • The Central Bank took it a step further, producing a list of drugs such as Bristol Myers Squibb’s cancer treatment, Opvido.
  • Between 2008 and 2017, the “value added per worker” in Irish companies remained steady, just below €100 an hour, while in multinationals it rose from just under €300 to almost €400.