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CETA - a boost for jobs and exports in Ireland

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Businesses of all sizes in towns and cities across Austria already export a wide range of goods and services to Canada.

CETA will make it easier and cheaper for them to do so. Read the country factsheet for full details.

Companies and jobs

The number of Irish companies that export to Canada.
The share of EU companies exporting to Canada that are small and medium-sized enterprises.
The number of jobs in Ireland that EU exports to Canada help support.
The number of jobs in the EU that EU exports to Canada help support.

What kind of products does Ireland export to Canada?

Companies across Ireland export goods and services to Canada.

Let's take three towns or cities:

A map of Ireland, showing Ballymote, Swords, and Cork


Exports and Imports

In goods, Canada is Ireland's 7th biggest trade partner outside the EU.
€726 m
The value of Ireland's trade surplus with Canada.
€1.4 bn
The value of Irish exports to Canada.
€662 m
The value of Irish imports from Canada.

Other EU countries export to Canada too!

Go to CETA in your town to learn more about other EU countries' exports to Canada



  • Products: Dun and Bradstreet, 2016. The product examples are drawn from a representative sample of all EU companies exporting to Canada.
  • Companies: Statistics on international trade in goods by enterprise characteristics, Eurostat, 2013 (latest available year).
  • Jobs: European Commission, 2015. EU Exports to the World: Effects on Employment and Income. Figures based on latest available data (2011).