Trade with Britain and Northern Ireland climbs despite Brexit

State exported €17.5 billion worth of goods exports in June, including €6.4 billion of medical and pharmaceutical products

Overall exports of goods increased by just over 30 per cent, and the value of imports increased by more than a third. Picture: RollingNews.ie

Trade between Ireland and both Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK continued to increase in the first half of 2022, despite the ongoing row over checks on goods as a result of Brexit.

Imports to Ireland from Great Britain from January to June grew 54 per cent from the same period a year earlier, while exports rose 38 per cent, data from the Central Statistics Office showed. Imports from Northern Ireland over the ...