The overseas trade drive comes after a challenging year for Irish goods exports, with a fall-off in chemical and pharmaceutical sales, largely due to big-name drugs coming off patent.

Government Ministers will highlight the success of multinational firms in Ireland and the oppotunity to be part of the State’s economic recover(...)

With the expiration of patents on more blockbuster drugs in the offing, what is the future of the sector in Ireland and what impact could any change h(...)