IEA submission: National Economic Plan

The Association participated in the recent National Economic Plan Stakeholders event that took place virtually on 21st October 2020 and welcomed the opportunity to contribute to the Government’s work. The National Economic Plan comes at a crucial time for businesses when certainty is in short supply. Setting out a pathway to shape and build a renewed economy for the future is needed. Ensuring that the economic recovery is strategic and addresses both economic and societal goals and demands should guide the Government’s work.

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The Association submitted five key recommendations for the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment to consider in the National Economic Plan:

  • Ireland as a leading logistics and transport hub
  • Repositioning Ireland as an attractive place for sustainable foreign direct investment
  • Sustainable practices deployed by indigenous Irish businesses
  • The EU Green Deal
  • Establishing a State backed Export Credit Scheme.