China and Ireland Extend Trade Ties

2014 saw several trade missions from Ireland to China to expand trade and improve relations, missions that will be mutually beneficial and aid to further develop Ireland’s export market. There was an event organized by Enterprise Ireland which led to contracts being signed between Chinese and Irish companies amounting to the value of just under 40 million RMB (5 million Euros).

Moreover, June 2014 also saw the establishment of the Sino-Irish Technology Executive Society (SITES) which aims to bring together leading technology executives from the Republic of Ireland and the People’s Republic of China for a number of forums each year to promote cross-border trade.