JIM POWER: EU deal with Mercosur faces many high hurdles

One of the dominant themes in global politics over the past couple of years has been a growing sense of nationalism and a move towards isolationist economic policies. ...

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JIM POWER: Positive report card so far but then there there will always be Brexit

As we move into the second half of the year, it is possible to look back on the first six months with a certain degree of positivity.

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JIM POWER: Impending Brexit doom offers up tough choices

JIM POWER: Impending Brexit doom offers up tough choices

The Summer Economic Statement released by the Department of Finance this week attracted considerable media and political attention, but in reality, it did not contain ...

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JIM POWER: The growing need to protect against protectionism

JIM POWER: The growing need to protect against protectionism

The latest international trade data for Ireland confirm once again that the export sector of the economy remains a very important engine of overall economic growth ...

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