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Market Overview: Ireland

2016 marked the fourth calendar year of positive growth in both Irish GDP and employment, with Central Statistics Office (CSO) figures for the period placing real GDP growth at 5.1%.[1] While 2017 to date has witnessed a buoyant mood, there are undertones of caution due to an increasingly uncertain external…

Market overview: Canada

After two years of sluggish growth, Canada’s economy has rebounded sharply in 2017. According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Canada is expected to have the fastest growing economy among the G7 countries in 2017, with real GDP growth forecasted to reach 2.5%.[1] Strong household consumption, job growth and the…

Market overview: Czech Republic

The Czech economy is currently benefitting from favourable internal and external conditions. Strong household consumption is expected throughout the rest of 2017, and this is being supported by high employment and growing wages, as well as high levels of consumer confidence. Macroeconomic policies in the Czech Republic are generally positive….

Overcoming the obstacles of international trade

Born of the availability of resources and comparative advantage, trade between countries has existed for centuries. Whether in the context of negotiations and agreements, embargoes or sanctions, international trade continues to dominate economic headlines today. A common misconception is that, modern international trade is stimulated only by big business; proliferated…

Making sure the Northern Powerhouse and Midlands Engine don’t end up on the scrap heap

At the end of July debate raged between Chris Grayling, the Transport Secretary and Andy Burnham, the mayor for Manchester over the future of the Northern Powerhouse. This followed the Government’s renewed backing of the £30bn Crossrail 2 in London. Here we saw the Government give to the South with…

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