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Dáil Éireann Debate, Tuesday - 20 June 2017

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Questions (121)

Niall Collins

Question:

121. Deputy Niall Collins asked the Taoiseach the amount in euro in value of goods only exported from Irish-based firms broken down by each country worldwide in 2015 and 2016, in tabular form; and the percentage share of such exports to each country in this period as a proportion of the total share. [26411/17]

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Written answers (Question to Taoiseach)

In 2016 Ireland exported goods to 222 countries. The table shows the top 25 trading partners covering 92% of total trade.

Table A : Exports of Goods by country 2015-2016 and percentage share of total trade.

2015

€000's

2016

€000's

% of total 2015

% of total 2016

United States

26,861,438

30,412,798

23.9

25.9

Belgium

14,542,043

14,672,117

12.9

12.5

Great Britain

13,810,026

13,371,251

12.3

11.4

Germany

7,477,241

8,020,098

6.7

6.8

Switzerland

6,096,406

6,318,464

5.4

5.4

Netherlands

4,986,483

5,922,920

4.4

5.0

France

4,876,934

5,068,816

4.3

4.3

China

1,655,449

3,051,485

1.5

2.6

Spain

4,021,070

2,973,468

3.6

2.5

Japan

3,890,111

2,886,878

3.5

2.5

Italy

2,546,438

2,410,512

2.3

2.0

Northern Ireland

1,744,125

1,650,067

1.6

1.4

Australia

924,962

1,475,938

0.8

1.3

Israel

870,640

1,474,970

0.8

1.3

Poland

1,187,421

1,373,238

1.1

1.2

Mexico

1,394,459

1,358,107

1.2

1.2

Canada

891,107

936,319

0.8

0.8

South Korea

517,747

930,360

0.5

0.8

Saudi Arabia

998,947

815,653

0.9

0.7

Sweden

999,702

787,445

0.9

0.7

Hong Kong

626,378

656,051

0.6

0.6

Denmark

604,750

608,888

0.5

0.5

Singapore

606,795

592,488

0.5

0.5

Turkey

642,223

516,347

0.6

0.4

Portugal

406,936

424,387

0.4

0.4

Rest of World

9,227,509

8,898,822

8.2

7.6

Total

112,407,340

117,607,889

100.0

100.0

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