Young farmer exchange programme China/EU

Irish young famers will soon have the chance to visit China on study trips, while young Chinese farmers and agriculture professionals can visit Ireland and other EU countries. The project will be jointly funded by the EU and the Chinese authorities. The project was jointly announced today by Commissioner Phil Hogan and Han Changfu, Minister […]

Tipperary enterprise targets Chinat geographies

A China seminar was organised by Tourism Ireland this week, for the increasing number of Irish enterprises interested in growing business from that market. Attendees – who included hoteliers, visitor attractions, golf marketing groups and destination management companies – heard the latest update on the Chinese travel market, information about how the travel distribution system works in […]

China Deal For Coolmore Of Enduring Benefit To Tipperary

The announcement of €40-million hook-up involving Coolmore Stud and a new Chinese horse breeding centre will be of enduring benefit to Ireland, according to Tipperary-based MEP, Phil Prendergast. “This is a great honour for Tipperary and North Cork and will boost the local economy. It will create knock-on business opportunities and increase the area’s profile […]

Hayes welcomes major deal for the equine industry

Fine TD for South Tipperary Tom Hayes has today warmly welcomed the deal announced by the Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney that Ireland is to assist China in establishing a multi billion euro national equine centre. “China recognises that Ireland is the world leader in this industry and they have turned to the best to […]

EU SME Centre: Free Business Tools to Assist Irish SMEs to enter the China Market

The EU SME Centre in Beijing, China is a project funded by the European Union to assist European Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) to export to China by providing a comprehensive range of free, hands-on support services including the provision of information, confidential advice, networking events and training. The Centre works very closely with […]