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SME sector overview: Irish exporters face a serious threat

9th October, 2016
Mark Fielding, chief executive of ISME, the Irish Small and Medium Enterprises Association

While the present currency fluctuation might an immediate problem for SMEs exporting to Britain, but the reticence by British customers to commit to medium or long-term contracts is of even more concern, according to Mark Fielding, chief executive at ISME, the Irish Small and Medium Enterprises Association. Simon McKeever, chief executive at the Irish Exporters’ Association, said that Irish exporting companies are facing a serious competitive threat through a combination of the pound’s fall against...

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