UPDATE: Biggest jobs gain since 2006 for Irish exporters

Irish exporting companies recorded the highest employment gain since 2006 last year, according to figures from Enterprise Ireland.

3rd January, 2013
Exporting companies delivered jobs boost in 2012

Irish exporting companies recorded the highest employment gain since 2006 last year, according to figures from Enterprise Ireland.

In its end of year statement for 2012, Enterprise Ireland reported that Irish exporting companies increased employment by 3,804 in 2012. This represents the highest net gain for Irish companies since 2006, and was due primarily to strong export performance.

Total direct employment in Enterprise Ireland client companies stood at 172,473 in 2012, with almost 147,000 full time jobs. “In addition, new...

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