Tom Cusack

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James O’Donnell, Asia Markets manager at Bord Bia: “China has an ever-increasing need for protein as its middle class expands, be that meat, dairy or seafood. Ireland is a net exporter in these areas, so we are ideal partners.”
Taking the Oriental route

With a middle class of more than 400,000 million people, demand for Irish goods and services in China has surged in recent years and Ireland is now on(...)

Competition for Chinese business is intense among European nations, and Ireland’s achievement is all the more remarkable when you consider the differences in staffing levels compared to some of our EU colleagues. Photograph: Jie Zhao/Corbis via Getty Images

The recent success in securing approval for Irish beef imports into China was accomplished by hard work and astute negotiation by Ireland’s embassy in(...)

Joanna Gardiner of Ovelle Pharmaceuticals: “There are 20 million babies born in China every year. We did a lot of research with Enterprise Ireland and we created the Elave brand specifically for that market.”

The growing importance of trade links between Ireland and the Far East will be given physical expression next month when the first Cathay Pacific flig(...)

Enterprise Ireland chief executive Julie Sinnamon. Enterprise Ireland CEO Julie Sinnamon speaking at International Markets Week 2016 in Dublin’s RDS where Taoiseach Enda Kenny officially launched Enterprise Ireland’s Global Ambition campaign. Photograph: Colm Mahady/Fennells

The Irish export market is thriving. Export sales for 2015 reached a high of €20.59bn, a 10 per cent increase on the previous year, with growth recor(...)

In a final between two sides so well matched, Jonny Wilkinson could be the one to prove the difference.

It isn’t often I get to blow my own trumpet so I’ll just make it a small one. In the first column of the season back in October, I tipped Clerm(...)