Are you protected against foreign exchange exposure?

Are you protected against foreign exchange exposure?

🕔23:04, 4.Oct 2011

  As an exporter who operates outside of the Eurozone you receive payments in another currency than that of your own country: your customers pay you in their own currency. And because of this you have to juggle foreign exchange

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The “luck of the Irish”? Really? No, export growth didn’t just fall into our lap

The “luck of the Irish”? Really? No, export growth didn’t just fall into our lap

🕔14:55, 30.Sep 2011

  The “luck of the Irish” is such an overused phrase that it would seem everything we do successfully should be ascribed to luck. But in my opinion we have many successes, among them exports, that are certainly not due

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Food for thought: three interesting articles about multinationals in Ireland

Food for thought: three interesting articles about multinationals in Ireland

🕔15:18, 14.Sep 2011

  As an addition to my recent post on exports and multinationals, I wanted to draw your attention to some more information…   Are multinationals here to stay?   This article by Ronnie O’Toole  was published in the Irish Independent

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Foreign direct investment and multinationals – Irish exporters or Ireland-based exporters?

Foreign direct investment and multinationals – Irish exporters or Ireland-based exporters?

🕔20:24, 30.Aug 2011

  If you have bookmarked the Irish Exporters’ Association website (as recommended in the first post about Irish exports), you might have browsed through their news and press releases. And you might have noticed this: “Multinational Companies Account for Bulk of

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“Positive bad news”? What exports can and cannot do for the Irish economy…

“Positive bad news”? What exports can and cannot do for the Irish economy…

🕔11:07, 23.Aug 2011

  So we know that exports are good for our economy, and that the Irish are good at selling. But as I said, I don’t think exports can magically erase the recession. So it would seem ironic that on the

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Ireland must be doing something right : yet another year of rising exports !

Ireland must be doing something right : yet another year of rising exports !

🕔15:09, 17.Aug 2011

  In a recent press conference in Dublin, the Irish Exporters Association announced that export growth results are “bang on target”, as their mid-year press release trumpets.   6 Billion, really?!   Yes, compared to the same period in 2010,

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Paying back Ireland’s outstanding debts: the bad, the ugly and the unexpectedly not so bad

Paying back Ireland’s outstanding debts: the bad, the ugly and the unexpectedly not so bad

🕔11:11, 28.Jul 2011

On July 15, the NTMA (National Treasury Management Agency) published an information note about Ireland’s funding needs. They opened the books, in a way, to show how much Ireland needs and where we are going to find the money –

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Irish bonds downgraded to “junk” status – why you should really take another look.

Irish bonds downgraded to “junk” status – why you should really take another look.

🕔21:01, 13.Jul 2011

On Tuesday, credit ratings agency Moody’s announced that it had decided to downgrade Ireland’s rating to “junk” status. Who do they think they are, you say, and what business have they calling us junk ?! What job does a US credit

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