Northern Ireland

Trade delegation of US multinationals to visit Northern Ireland this Autumn

The trade visit was first mooted back in April by Joe Biden, who said it had the potential to ‘supercharge’ a new wave of foreign investment into the region that could potentially reach $6 billion

Joe Kennedy, the US special economic envoy to Northern Ireland: “It is very important that [Stormont] get back up and running. I know that all five party leaders feel the same.” Picture: Leah Farrell / RollingNews.ie

A trade delegation of US multinationals set to visit Northern Ireland later this year will likely comprise companies in the biopharma, tech and agribusiness industries, according to Joe Kennedy, the US special economic envoy to Northern Ireland.

Speaking to reporters in Dublin, Kennedy said the planned US trade delegation to Northern Ireland will arrive sometime in the autumn, and that he hoped it can be organised to coincide with the special investment conference that the ...