Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Ceisteanna (83)

Niall Collins

Ceist:

83. Deputy Niall Collins asked the Taoiseach the amount in Euro in value of goods only exported from Irish based firms in 2016 and 2017, by country in tabular form; and the percentage share of such exports to each country in this period as a proportion of the total share. [11017/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Taoiseach)

The information on the value of goods exported from Irish based firms only as requested by the Deputy is not available. In 2017 Ireland exported goods to 218 countries. The following table shows the top 16 trading partners covering 87% of total exports:

Table A : Exports of Goods by country 2016-2017 and percentage share of total exports.

Country

2016 €m

2017 €m

2016 % of Value

2017 % of Value

United States

31,898

33,219

26.7

27.1

Belgium

14,617

13,355

12.3

10.9

Great Britain

13,380

14,476

11.2

11.8

Germany

8,025

10,067

6.7

8.2

Switzerland

6,318

6,212

5.3

5.1

Netherlands

5,895

5,928

4.9

4.8

France

5,069

5,332

4.2

4.4

China

3,102

4,378

2.6

3.6

Spain

2,972

2,597

2.5

2.1

Japan

2,887

2,579

2.4

2.1

Italy

2,415

2,618

2.0

2.1

Northern Ireland

1,655

1,961

1.4

1.6

Australia

1,476

889

1.2

0.7

Israel

1,475

271

1.2

0.2

Poland

1,371

1,329

1.1

1.1

Mexico

1,358

1,428

1.1

1.2

Rest of the World

15,379

15,900

12.9

13.0

Grand Total

119,292

122,539

100

100

Questions Nos. 84 to 87, inclusive,answered with Question No. 74.