UK Customs Proposals Very Negative For Irish Agriculture – IFA

IFA President Joe Healy has said the UK’s insistence on leaving the customs union and pursuing an independent trade policy amount to a hard Brexit and is potentially very negative for Irish agriculture and the value of our agri-food exports.   The IFA President was commenting on the UK Government’s Position Paper on Future Customs […]

Strong Agri-Food Export Performance Underpinning Domestic Economic Activity

IFA President John Bryan said the strong performance of agri-food exports in today’s CSO trade figures for 2011 is further evidence of the contribution the sector is making to the wider economy.   “Compared to 2010, the agri-food sector has delivered an increase of over 10% in the value of exports, to €8.93bn. In particular, […]

Strong Agri-Food Export Performance Underlines Value Of Sector To Economic Recovery

IFA President John Bryan said the strong performance of agri-food exports in today’s CSO trade figures for the first five months of 2011 is further evidence of the contribution the sector is making to economic recovery. “Compared to the same period last year, the agri-food sector has delivered an increase of almost 20% in the […]