agri-food exports

TD: ‘Brexit adds €500 to cost of every truck leaving Ireland’

TD: ‘Brexit adds €500 to cost of every truck leaving Ireland’

Every truck leaving the country since Brexit is costing the haulier an extra €500, according to independent TD for Limerick...

April 13, 2021

Ireland’s share of Brexit fund ‘must be defended’ – MEP

Ireland’s share of Brexit fund ‘must be defended’ – MEP

French attempts to “reduce Ireland’s share” of the EU Brexit Adjustment Fund must be resisted, Midlands North West MEP Chris...

March 20, 2021

French bid to ‘change EU Brexit fund allocations’ slammed

French bid to ‘change EU Brexit fund allocations’ slammed

French proposals to alter the calculation method for dividing up the EU’s Brexit fund have been strongly criticised by Irish...

March 19, 2021

Irish exporters urged to continue with preparations for UK border controls

Irish exporters urged to continue with preparations for UK border controls

Irish agri-food exporters have been urged to continue with their preparations for the introduction of import controls by the UK,...

March 12, 2021

Lifting of tariffs on €422 million worth of Irish agri-food exports lauded

Lifting of tariffs on €422 million worth of Irish agri-food exports lauded

The decision by the EU and US to suspend tariffs relating to the Boeing-Airbus dispute is “welcome news for Irish...

March 8, 2021

Bord Bia to launch St. Patrick’s Day campaign across 14 countries

Bord Bia to launch St. Patrick’s Day campaign across 14 countries

This month, Bord Bia aims to “leverage the global phenomena and popularity of St. Patrick’s Day” by launching a programme...

March 8, 2021

Ministers welcome suspension of 25% tariffs on dairy exports to US

Ministers welcome suspension of 25% tariffs on dairy exports to US

The announcement that the US and EU have agreed to suspend all tariffs relating to the Airbus and Boeing disputes...

March 5, 2021

EU and US agree to suspend all tariffs linked to Airbus and Boeing disputes

EU and US agree to suspend all tariffs linked to Airbus and Boeing disputes

The EU and US have agreed to suspend all retaliatory tariffs on EU and US exports imposed in the Airbus...

March 5, 2021

Co-ops: ‘Up to 14-day delay in UK trade anticipated’ unless EU and UK engage further

Co-ops: ‘Up to 14-day delay in UK trade anticipated’ unless EU and UK engage further

Co-ops have called for the EU to simplify and streamline trade with the UK – and for mixed milk origin...

February 19, 2021

Government ‘must insist’ on joined-up antigen testing approach to protect exporters

Government ‘must insist’ on joined-up antigen testing approach to protect exporters

The Irish government has been called on by a TD to insist on a co-ordinated EU approach to antigen testing...

February 19, 2021

Virtual trade events held with 5 countries to boost dairy exports

Virtual trade events held with 5 countries to boost dairy exports

A series of virtual meetings have been held by Irish officials with countries which have been identified as having strong growth...

February 17, 2021

Heydon: Irish agri-food exports reaching 180 countries globally

Heydon: Irish agri-food exports reaching 180 countries globally

Efforts to diversify markets for Irish agri-food exports mean such goods now reach more than 180 countries around the world,...

February 17, 2021

Ministers meet Bord Bia to discuss market development plans for 2021

Ministers meet Bord Bia to discuss market development plans for 2021

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue and Minister of State Martin Heydon met with Bord Bia to examine...

February 10, 2021

Brittany Ferries to run 3 new freight sailings per week between Ireland and France

Brittany Ferries to run 3 new freight sailings per week between Ireland and France

Brittany Ferries has announced that it is introducing three new weekly freight only sailings between Ireland and France. The sailings...

February 2, 2021

Exporters urged to avail of online portal to maximise benefit of EU trade deals

Exporters urged to avail of online portal to maximise benefit of EU trade deals

Minister for Trade Promotion, Digital and Company Regulation Robert Troy has reminded businesses of the Access2Markets online portal to assist...

January 28, 2021

Commission report on trade deals is ‘illogical’ – ICMSA

Commission report on trade deals is ‘illogical’ – ICMSA

The president of the Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers’ Association (ICMSA) has rejected the findings of a report published by the...

January 27, 2021

Ciaran Fitzgerald: Crisis must mean opportunity for agri-food sector

Ciaran Fitzgerald: Crisis must mean opportunity for agri-food sector

It is an understatement to say that 2020 was a hugely difficult year both in terms of public health and...

January 26, 2021

Sustained growth in EU agri-food trade in first 10 months of 2020

Sustained growth in EU agri-food trade in first 10 months of 2020

The latest monthly report on agri-food trade published today (Monday, January 25) shows a sustained growth over January-October 2020. EU...

January 25, 2021