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Exports Rise 20% in 2015 to Over €111bn, Trade Surplus Biggest on Record

16th February 2016

#RecordSurplus - A hike of 20% in exports to just over €111bn in 2015 boosted by the pharma and medical sectors, drove the trade surplus to a record level, writes The Irish Independent.

Preliminary figures from the Central Statistics Office showed that exports were €18.4bn higher than 2014. 

The figures also showed that the preliminary trade surplus for 2015 was €44bn, which is the largest surplus on record.

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Jehan Ashmore

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Jehan Ashmore is a marine correspondent, researcher and photographer, specialising in Irish ports, shipping and the ferry sector serving the UK and directly to mainland Europe. Jehan also occasionally writes a column, 'Maritime' Dalkey for the (Dalkey Community Council Newsletter) in addition to contributing to UK marine periodicals. 

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