Enterprise Ireland aims to grow exports by €5 billion a year

Enterprise Ireland aims to grow exports by €5 billion a year
EI chairman Terence O'Rourke, Jobs Minister Mary Mitchell O'Connor and EI chief executive Julie Sinnamon

A record 200,000 people are now employed by Enterprise Ireland firms and the agency is aiming to create 60,000 new jobs by 2020

Enterprise Ireland, the state agency charged with developing Irish business globally, has set ambitious new targets for 2017 to 2020, aiming to grow exports by €5 billion a year and create 60,000 new jobs over the three-year period. In response to the challenges posed by Brexit, the agency is also seeking to increase exports to countries beyond the UK and is targeting a 50 per cent rise in euro zone exports.

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