Exports from Enterprise Ireland funded-companies grow 12%

Value of exports from companies backed by the state agency reached record €27.29bn last year

At the launch of Enterprise Ireland’s annual business review, which showed strong export growth in 2021 were (l to r): Terence O’Rourke, chair, Enterprise Ireland; Nicola Mitchell, CEO, Life Scientific; Sinead Fitzmaurice, CEO Transfermate; Tánaiste Leo Varadkar; Jennifer Rock, CEO Skin Ingredients and Leo Clancy, CEO, Enterprise Ireland. Picture: Maxwells

Exports from companies backed by Enterprise Ireland have grown to a record €27.29 billion in 2021, a 12 per cent increase on the 2020 figures.

The state business investment agency said it was the highest ever growth in export values.

The figure was achieved by consistent export growth across all territories. Exports to the Eurozone grew by 10 per cent — to total 22 per cent of Enterprise Ireland company exports — and, despite Brexit ...