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Irish Trade With North Surges as Part of Post-Brexit Trade Boom

Aug. 17, 2021, 8:50 AM

Trade between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland surged in the first half of 2021, demonstrating the impact of customs arrangements put in place as a result of the U.K.’s departure from the European Union.

Exports from the Republic of Ireland to Northern Ireland increased 43% in the first six months of 2021, while the value of goods exported in June was 54% higher than in the same month in 2020, according to data from Ireland’s Central Statistics Office.

Ireland’s exports to Britain also rose.

Meanwhile goods imported into the Republic from Northern Ireland surged 78% in the ...

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