An employee views the Port of Shanghai from an office window:  services exports from Ireland exceeded goods to China last year. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

Irish exporters trading with Russia may be counting the cost of sanctions, while those hoping for a reopening of some African markets may have seen th(...)

Sarah O’Connor and Isolde Johnson with their Cool Beans products, which is now being sold through Waitrose in the United Kingdom: ‘The transition was greatly helped by the large number of Irish people living in the UK.’

As an Irish-based food company, the domestic market will always be of immense importance to us. However, we have known from the beginning that in orde(...)

Mircosoft’s offices in Sandyford, Co Dublin. The technology giant has replaced Google as the top exporter in Ireland.

Microsoft has replaced Google as the top exporter in Ireland, after growing its export turnover by 21 per cent from €15 billion in 2014 to €18.2 billi(...)

Dominick Chilcott, British ambassador to Ireland, said Irish dimension to the Brexit debate was not being overlooked. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Ireland could gain an additional €15 billion a year in foreign direct investment (FDI) if Britain opted to leave the EU, a conference heard yesterday.(...)

Irish export figures have benefited from a weak euro vis-a-vis the US dollar, but the Irish Exporters Association warned that this may not continue indefinitely. (Photograph: Alexander Zemlianichenko Jr./Bloomberg)

The Irish Exporters Association (IEA), the representative body of the export industry, has called on the Government to resist fixed wage increases in(...)

Fast-growing medical devices, pharmaceutical, and computer software sectors are expected to drive most of the growth during the year. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Exports from indigenous businesses and multinationals are expected to exceed €207 billion this year, compared with €190 billion last year, based on(...)

Sam Roch-Perks, a Cork property investor-turned renewable energy promoter, whose company plans to develop a huge wave energy farm off the Cornwall coa(...)

Tiago Mascarenhas, co-founder of English language school Seda College

What is unique about your business? The number of students we have, and the fact that we have created our own sales channels. The college has 2,000 st(...)

Olan McNeece: ‘Think big. Identify long-term targets and the milestones in between.’

Drogheda-based cider producer, Dan Kelly’s, has just landed a coveted listing with upmarket German retailer Manufactum. What is special about your bu(...)

Almost 85 per cent of firms surveyed said they expect exports to rise in 2015

More than two-thirds of Irish companies selling overseas have grown exports this year but labour-related costs and finance issues are still causing di(...)