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Business in Ireland, Dublin

Syllabus of the Subject - Foreign Trade and Business in Ireland - Dublin. Irish Economy

  1. Introduction to the Republic of Ireland (European Union): the Celtic Tiger
  2. Doing Business in Dublin
  3. Irish Economy
    1. Main sectors of the Irish economy
    2. Tax advantages offered by Ireland
  4. Irish Foreign Trade (Import, Export)
  5. Case Study
    1. Ryanair
    2. Facebook in Ireland
    3. Global companies located in Ireland
  6. Access to the Irish Market
  7. Business Plan for Ireland

The objectives of the Subject “Doing Business in Ireland” are the following:

  1. To analyse the Irish Economy and Foreign Trade (Import, Export, FDI)
  2. To know the business opportunities in the Irish Market
  3. To analyse the trade relations of Ireland with the country of the student
  4. To know the Irish Free trade agreements as a member of the European Union
  5. To develop a business plan for the Irish Market
The Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Irelandbelongs to the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:
  1. Doctorates: European Business, World Trade
  2. Masters: Business in Europe, International Business, Foreign Trade

European Union, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Masters and Doctorates in International Business adapted to the Irish Students

Learning materials in Courses, Masters, Doctorates in International Business in English + Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Irlanda Study, Master in International Business in French Irlande Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Irlanda.

Online Students, Master in International Business and Foreign Trade

  1. Credits of the Subject “Doing Business in Ireland”: 1 ECTS
  2. Duration: one week

Examples of the Subject - Foreign Trade and Business in Ireland:
North Sea-Mediterranean Transport Corridor (Ireland, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, France)





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Description of the Subject - Foreign Trade and Business in Ireland

Transport Corridors
  1. North Sea-Mediterranean Transport Corridor (Ireland, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, France)
  2. Access to the Pan-European Corridor II

Irish Preferential Access and Free Trade Agreements

  1. Ireland and the European Economic Area
  2. European Union
    1. Economic and Monetary Union
    2. European Customs Union
    3. European Single Market
    4. EU Services Directive
    5. European Digital Single Market
    6. As a member of the European Union, Ireland is a beneficiary of the EU Free trade agreements with Algeria, Ivory Coast, South Africa, South Korea, India, Mexico, MERCOSUR, Chile, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia etc. besides the Customs Union with Turkey
  3. Regional Cooperation Council (RCC)

International Trade Facilitation Programs

  1. World Trade Organisation (WTO)
    1. Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS)
    2. Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT Agreement)
    3. Agreement on Preshipment Inspection
    4. Agreement on Safeguards (SG)
    5. WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA)
  2. World Customs Organisation (WCO)
    1. Revised Kyoto Convention
  3. International Convention on the Harmonization of Frontier Controls of Goods
  4. International Maritime Organisation (IMO)
    1. Convention Relating to Temporary Admission (Istanbul Convention)
    2. Customs Convention on Containers (CCC) - not a member

International Economic Relations of Ireland

  1. European Union
    1. European Central Bank
    2. European Investment Bank (EIB)
    3. EU-CELAC Summit
    4. Group of States of the European Council Convention against Corruption (GRECO)
  2. Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
  3. Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)

Global Organisations

  1. Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
  2. Asia-Europe Economic Meeting (ASEM)
  3. Asian Development Bank (ADB)
  4. International Monetary Fund (IMF)
  5. United Nations (UN)
  6. World Bank (WB)
  7. World Trade Organisation (WTO)
  8. International Monetary Fund (IMF)

The Republic of Ireland (Europe)

  1. Capital of Ireland: Dublin
  2. Official languages: Irish and English
  3. Area of Ireland: 70,273 square kilometres
  4. Irish Population: 4.5 million people
  5. Government of Ireland: Parliamentary Republic
  6. Independence of Ireland from the United Kingdom: 1916

Religion in Ireland: Christianity (Catholicism)

Ireland belongs to the Western Civilisation (European Economic Area)

European Union-Chile Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

Irish Economy

  1. Ireland experienced a major economic growth between 1980 and 2000, from a developing country to one of the countries with the highest GDP per capita in the world
  2. Irish GDP (nominal): 307,917 million EUR
  3. Services: 75% of Irish GDP
  4. GDP per capita (nominal): 65,870 euros
  5. Ireland is a small market, open, and very dependent on international trade
  6. The opening of the Irish economy is reflected on the international mobility of its workers, capital and Foreign direct investment (FDI)
  7. The Republic of Ireland is a leader in information and communication technologies (IT), pharmaceutical and medical sector
  8. Ireland is the digital communication centre in the European Union (EU), with the largest number of multinational companies based in Dublin
  9. The main sectors of the Irish economy are food export products, bees, textiles, telecommunications, chemical products and pharmaceutical, machinery, transport equipment and software.

Irish Foreign Trade

  1. More than 80% of Irish manufactured products are exported to the international markets
  2. Top Irish exports markets: the United Kingdom, the United States, Belgium, Germany, France
  3. Top Irish import partners: the United Kingdom, the United States, Germany, the Netherlands, France
  4. As a member of the European Union, Ireland is a beneficiary of the EU Free trade agreements: Canada, Japan, the ASEAN, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia...

Pan-European Corridor II (Russia-Belarus-Poland-Germany), master

European Union-Canada Economic Agreement



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