As the World Health Organisation scrambles for a cure to the Coronavirus, a further crisis is simmering: The global dependence on China for the production of key ingredients in the global supply chain for antibiotics, diabetes drugs, painkillers and also many electronic components for medical devices.
Mon, 24 Feb, 2020
The week ahead may be pivotal for investors and businesses monitoring the deadly coronavirus outbreak — including Irish companies whose supply chains stretch into China — as they scramble to understand whether the economic fallout will be long-lasting.
Sun, 23 Feb, 2020
A proposed deal between Pfizer and Mylan, pharma giants which between them employ around 4,500 people across Ireland could see the spin out of blockbuster and profitable drugs Lipitor and Viagra into a separate company.
Mon, 29 Jul, 2019
Tue, 30 Aug, 2016
US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will unveil proposals to deter US companies from shifting profits overseas, including an “exit tax” to penalise firms that perform so-called tax inversions, a campaign official said.
Tue, 08 Dec, 2015
The head of the State body responsible for attracting foreign investment into the country yesterday said that even though he was very aware of the jobs crisis in the south-east, it was very hard for his agency to do anything about it.
Wed, 18 Jul, 2012
Senior decision-makers in multinational companies "are considering investing in Ireland but are concerned about the possible fallout of a No vote" in the upcoming EU fiscal treaty referendum, Jobs Minister Richard Bruton has claimed.
Fri, 04 May, 2012