Exports to mainland Europe will be seriously implicated by a ‘hard Brexit’ – IEA Quarterly Export Eye Q1 2017

Dublin, 10th March 2017: The Irish Exporters Association (IEA), the voice of Irish exporters, today released results of its quarterly export eye survey conducted with its members regarding Irish exporters’ sentiments on critical issues that have both direct and indirect impacts on business.

The areas members were surveyed on include: ‘Brexit’ and its impact on business; the Trump presidency; and an export review of 2016 including skills shortage and cost competitiveness. The IEA presented these findings to the Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade and Defence on 9th March 2017 to lobby government on behalf of the Irish export industry and the potential impact of Brexit on Irish exports.