1344. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the exports of beef, lamb, pigmeat and dairy to the USA to date in 2017; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 38453/17 asked on 11 Sep 2017 - Exports Data)

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine (Deputy Michael Creed): Central Statistics Office (CSO) figures indicate that by the end of June 2017 our overall agrifood exports to the USA were some €520 million, a significant increase from €430 million, found during the same period in 2016. Beverages account for almost half the agrifood exports to the USA.
Dairy exports to the USA in the first half of the year were over 16,400 tonnes (€83.3 million) an increase of 26% on the same period in 2016....

1346. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the manufactured beef products exported to the United States on an annual basis in 2015 and 2016 and to date in 2017, by volume and value, in tabular form. (Question 38455/17 asked on 11 Sep 2017 - Exports Data)

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine (Deputy Michael Creed): There are no manufactured beef products exported from Ireland to the USA as we do not have access for manufactured beef. Ireland enjoys access to the US market in respect of raw intact beef and beef intended for grinding (BIFG) where the plant of origin has the necessary approval. BIFG, also known as manufacturing beef, may go on to be assimilated into a manufactured beef product (e.g. beef burgers) once it is imported into th...

3. Deputy David Cullinane asked the Taoiseach the value of exports to Britain by SITC revision 4 category in each of the years 2006 to 2016, in tabular form. (Question 35553/17 asked on 26 Jul 2017 - Exports Data)

Minister of State at the Department of the Taoiseach (Deputy Joe McHugh): The data requested by the Deputy is set out in the following table.
Table B: Exports to Great Britain by SITC, 2006 - 2016 - €million
 SITC 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Food and live animals 2,824.7 3,028.3 3,065.1 2,720.9 2,840.5 Beverages and tobacco 560.4 492.8 422.9 413.6 373.9 Crude materials, inedible, except fuels 307.7 347.8 337.1 223.5 362.6 Mineral fuels, lubricants and related materials 317.7 ...

5. Deputy David Cullinane asked the Taoiseach the value of exports to Northern Ireland by SITC revision 4 category in each of the years 2006 to 2016, in tabular form. (Question 35555/17 asked on 26 Jul 2017 - Exports Data)

Minister of State at the Department of the Taoiseach (Deputy Joe McHugh): The data requested by the Deputy is set out in the following table.
Table D: Exports to Northern Ireland by SITC, 2006 - 2016 - €million
 SITC 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Food and live animals 433.6 444.5 415.5 330.2 356.0 Beverages and tobacco 126.3 120.5 124.5 92.2 109.6 Crude materials, inedible, except fuels 59.5 88.0 51.5 43.8 50.9 Mineral fuels, lubricants and related materials 34.7 18.4 14.5 12.4...

6. Deputy David Cullinane asked the Taoiseach the county origin of goods exported to Britain by SITC revision 4 in each of the years 2006 to 2016, in tabular form. (Question 35556/17 asked on 26 Jul 2017 - Exports Data)

Minister of State at the Department of the Taoiseach (Deputy Joe McHugh): The data requested by the Deputy is not available as the county of origin of goods exported is not collected on the Intrastat Survey of intra-EU trade in goods.
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8. Deputy David Cullinane asked the Taoiseach the county origin of goods exported to Northern Ireland by SITC revision 4 in each of the years 2006 to 2016, in tabular form. (Question 35558/17 asked on 26 Jul 2017 - Exports Data)

Minister of State at the Department of the Taoiseach (Deputy Joe McHugh): The data requested by the Deputy is not available as the county of origin of goods exported is not collected on the Intrastat survey of intra-EU trade in goods.
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10. Deputy David Cullinane asked the Taoiseach the tonnage of exports to Britain through each port by SITC revision 4 in each of the years 2006 to 2016, in tabular form. (Question 35560/17 asked on 26 Jul 2017 - Exports Data)

Minister of State at the Department of the Taoiseach (Deputy Joe McHugh): The data requested by the Deputy is not available as the port of exit of goods is not collected on the Intrastat survey of intra-EU trade in goods.
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12. Deputy David Cullinane asked the Taoiseach the tonnage of exports to Britain through each airport by SITC revision 4 in each of the years 2006 to 2016, in tabular form. (Question 35581/17 asked on 26 Jul 2017 - Exports Data)

Minister of State at the Department of the Taoiseach (Deputy Joe McHugh): The data requested by the Deputy is not available as the port of exit of goods is not collected on the Intrastat survey of intra-EU trade in goods.
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14. Deputy David Cullinane asked the Taoiseach the tonnage of exports to Northern Ireland by rail by SITC revision 4 in each of the years 2006 to 2016, in tabular form. (Question 35584/17 asked on 26 Jul 2017 - Imports and Exports Data)

Minister of State at the Department of the Taoiseach (Deputy Joe McHugh): I propose to take Questions Nos. 14 to 19, inclusive, together.
The full detail requested by the Deputy is not available. The data shown here is tonnage of goods transported to and from Northern Ireland from 2014 to 2016 based on Intrastat survey data on Intra-EU Trade in Goods.
It does not cover small traders who are below the threshold for completing the Intrastat survey.
Table: Tonnage of Exports and Imports to and fro...

15. Deputy David Cullinane asked the Taoiseach the tonnage of imports from Northern Ireland by rail by SITC revision 4 in each of the years 2006 to 2016, in tabular form. (Question 35585/17 asked on 26 Jul 2017 - Imports and Exports Data)

Minister of State at the Department of the Taoiseach (Deputy Joe McHugh): I propose to take Questions Nos. 14 to 19, inclusive, together.
The full detail requested by the Deputy is not available. The data shown here is tonnage of goods transported to and from Northern Ireland from 2014 to 2016 based on Intrastat survey data on Intra-EU Trade in Goods.
It does not cover small traders who are below the threshold for completing the Intrastat survey.
Table: Tonnage of Exports and Imports to and fro...

16. Deputy David Cullinane asked the Taoiseach the tonnage of exports to Northern Ireland by road haulage by SITC revision 4 in each of the years 2006 to 2016, in tabular form. (Question 35586/17 asked on 26 Jul 2017 - Imports and Exports Data)

Minister of State at the Department of the Taoiseach (Deputy Joe McHugh): I propose to take Questions Nos. 14 to 19, inclusive, together.
The full detail requested by the Deputy is not available. The data shown here is tonnage of goods transported to and from Northern Ireland from 2014 to 2016 based on Intrastat survey data on Intra-EU Trade in Goods.
It does not cover small traders who are below the threshold for completing the Intrastat survey.
Table: Tonnage of Exports and Imports to and fro...

17. Deputy David Cullinane asked the Taoiseach the tonnage of imports from Northern Ireland by road haulage by SITC revision 4 in each of the years 2006 to 2016, in tabular form. (Question 35587/17 asked on 26 Jul 2017 - Imports and Exports Data)

Minister of State at the Department of the Taoiseach (Deputy Joe McHugh): I propose to take Questions Nos. 14 to 19, inclusive, together.
The full detail requested by the Deputy is not available. The data shown here is tonnage of goods transported to and from Northern Ireland from 2014 to 2016 based on Intrastat survey data on Intra-EU Trade in Goods.
It does not cover small traders who are below the threshold for completing the Intrastat survey.
Table: Tonnage of Exports and Imports to and fro...

18. Deputy David Cullinane asked the Taoiseach the tonnage of exports to Northern Ireland by sea by SITC revision 4 in each of the years 2006 to 2016, in tabular form. (Question 35588/17 asked on 26 Jul 2017 - Imports and Exports Data)

Minister of State at the Department of the Taoiseach (Deputy Joe McHugh): I propose to take Questions Nos. 14 to 19, inclusive, together.
The full detail requested by the Deputy is not available. The data shown here is tonnage of goods transported to and from Northern Ireland from 2014 to 2016 based on Intrastat survey data on Intra-EU Trade in Goods.
It does not cover small traders who are below the threshold for completing the Intrastat survey.
Table: Tonnage of Exports and Imports to and fro...

19. Deputy David Cullinane asked the Taoiseach the tonnage of imports from Northern Ireland by sea by SITC revision 4 in each of the years 2006 to 2016, in tabular form. (Question 35589/17 asked on 26 Jul 2017 - Imports and Exports Data)

Minister of State at the Department of the Taoiseach (Deputy Joe McHugh): I propose to take Questions Nos. 14 to 19, inclusive, together.
The full detail requested by the Deputy is not available. The data shown here is tonnage of goods transported to and from Northern Ireland from 2014 to 2016 based on Intrastat survey data on Intra-EU Trade in Goods.
It does not cover small traders who are below the threshold for completing the Intrastat survey.
Table: Tonnage of Exports and Imports to and fro...

118. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Taoiseach the volume and value in money terms of agrifood products exported in 2015 and 2016; and the percentage of these products that were exported to Northern Ireland and Britain. (Question 29460/17 asked on 27 Jun 2017 - Exports Data)

The Taoiseach: There is no trade classification which covers the agri-food sector. The following tables show the value and volume of exports for a wide range of products which are frequently used, but not necessarily exclusively, in the agri-food sector. It should be noted that this list is not exhaustive, and that there may be goods in other classifications not included here which are also used in the agri-food sector. The tables show the value and volume of exports for each classification f...

119. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Taoiseach the volume and value in money terms of products in the construction sector exported in 2015 and 2016; and the percentage of these products that were exported to Northern Ireland and Britain. (Question 29461/17 asked on 27 Jun 2017 - Exports Data)

The Taoiseach: There is no trade classification which covers the construction sector. The following table shows the value and volume of exports for a wide range of products which are frequently used, but not necessarily exclusively, in the construction sector. It should be noted that this list is not exhaustive, and that there may be goods in other classifications not included here which are also used in the construction sector. The table shows the value and volume of exports for each classif...

120. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Taoiseach the volume and value in money terms of products in engineering sectors exported in 2015 and 2016; and the percentage of these products that were exported to Northern Ireland and Britain. (Question 29462/17 asked on 27 Jun 2017 - Exports Data)

The Taoiseach: There is no trade classification which covers the engineering sector. The following table shows the value and volume of exports for a wide range of products which are frequently used, but not necessarily exclusively, in the engineering sector. It should be noted that this list is not exhaustive, and that there may be goods in other classifications not included here which are also used in the engineering sector. The tables show the value and volume of exports for each classifica...

121. Deputy Kevin O’Keeffe asked the Taoiseach the amount of goods and services exported to Europe over land through the United Kingdom but that are not used, bought or sold within the UK in each of the years 2011 to 2016 and to date in 2017; the amount of goods and services exported to Europe but not transported through the UK in each of the years 2011 to 2016 and to date in 2017. (Question 29573/17 asked on 27 Jun 2017 - Exports Data)

The Taoiseach: The information requested by the Deputy is not available. The country of final destination is recorded as the country of export in the merchandise trade data. There is no data available on the route taken, or transit country of the goods. 
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132. Deputy Niall Collins asked the Taoiseach the volume of exports based on the most recent data on a percentage basis in each of the years 2014 to 2016 and to date in 2017, by country, in tabular form. (Question 30164/17 asked on 27 Jun 2017 - Exports Data)

The Taoiseach: In 2016 Ireland exported goods to 222 countries. The following tables below show the top 25 trading partners in volume terms for the years 2014 to 2016, and for January to April 2017. In 2016, the top 25 trading partners accounted for 87% of the total volume of trade.
2014
 Country Exports tonnes % of total Great Britain 5,729,203 34.3 Northern Ireland 2,401,458 14.4 Netherlands 1,162,381 7.0 France 935,137 5.6 United States 793,841 4.7 Belgium 631,170 3.8 ...

447. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the volume and value of exports of beef, lamb, pig meat and dairy to the USA in each of the years 2014 to 2016 and to date in 2017, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 29925/17 asked on 27 Jun 2017 - Exports Data)

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine (Deputy Michael Creed): The United States has proved to be an important market for Irish pork and dairy in the past decade and exports of beef have developed well since Ireland became the first EU Member State to get market access for beef in January 2015.
The exports of beef, lamb, pigmeat and dairy to the USA in each of the years 2014 to 2016 and 2017 to date is shown in the following table, based on a combination of CSO and USDA data. No EU Membe...

120. Deputy Niall Collins asked the Taoiseach the amount in euro in value of both goods and services exported from Irish-based firms broken down by each country worldwide in 2015 and 2016, in tabular form; the percentage share of such exports to each country in this period as a proportion of the total share; and the total numbers of persons employed in such firms. (Question 26410/17 asked on 20 Jun 2017 - Exports Data)

The Taoiseach: The official measure of Ireland’s combined goods and service exports with a breakdown by country are published by the Central Statistics Office in the Statistical Yearbook or Ireland. The latest edition of the Yearbook contains data for 2015. Publication of the results for 2016 is planned for October 2017. 
The table below is compiled using 2015 trade in goods exports data by country, as published monthly by the CSO, with conceptual adjustments added to bring goods exports to a c...

121. Deputy Niall Collins asked the Taoiseach the amount in euro in value of goods only exported from Irish-based firms broken down by each country worldwide in 2015 and 2016, in tabular form; and the percentage share of such exports to each country in this period as a proportion of the total share. (Question 26411/17 asked on 20 Jun 2017 - Exports Data)

The Taoiseach: In 2016 Ireland exported goods to 222 countries. The table below shows the top 25 trading partners covering 92% of total trade.
Table A : Exports of Goods by country 2015-2016 and percentage share of total trade. 
 2015€000’s 2016€000’s % of total 2015 % of total 2016 United States 26,861,438 30,412,798 23.9 25.9 Belgium 14,542,043 14,672,117 12.9 12.5 Great Britain 13,810,026 13,371,251 12.3 11.4 Germany 7,477,241 8,020,098 6.7 6.8 Switzerland 6,096,406...

122. Deputy Niall Collins asked the Taoiseach the amount in euro in value of services only exported from Irish-based firms to each country worldwide in 2015 and 2016, in tabular form; and the percentage share of such exports to each country in this period as a proportion of the total share. (Question 26412/17 asked on 20 Jun 2017 - Exports Data)

The Taoiseach: The official measure of Ireland’s service exports are produced by the Central Statistics Office in the annual International Trade in Services publication. The latest available data with a breakdown of service export destination by country is for the year 2015.
Exports of Services 2015 1
 2015 Country/Region €million % Share Algeria * * Andorra 0 0.00 Angola * * Antarctica 0 0.00 Argentina 170 0.14 Australia 2,627 2.16 Austria 766 0.63 Bahamas 27 0.02 ...

123. Deputy Niall Collins asked the Taoiseach the number of small and medium enterprises, SMEs, that account for total exports of goods and services on a percentage basis broken down by each country worldwide in 2015 and 2016; and the number of persons employed in such SMEs. (Question 26413/17 asked on 20 Jun 2017 - Exports Data)

The Taoiseach: The exact data requested by the Deputy is not available but some estimates can be made from the CSO’s Structural Business Statistics (SBS) surveys. The most recent estimates available from the SBS surveys are for reference year 2014. The annual Census of Industrial Production, which is a component of SBS, is based on survey returns from a sample of about 2,000 industrial enterprises, combined with estimates for other enterprises based on Revenue data. Similarly, the Annual Servi...

254. Deputy Niall Collins asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the percentages of tradeable exports made by foreign and indigenous firms in the year from when the most current data is available. (Question 22636/17 asked on 11 May 2017 - Exports Data)

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation (Deputy Mary Mitchell O’Connor): For Ireland as a small open economy, sustainable long term growth is dependent on continued success in international markets. Although the global economy has been in a low growth phase over the last five years, Ireland’s internationally traded sector has driven solid economic growth, demonstrating its ability to rebound following a deep recessionary period. Our export led strategy is delivering jobs throughout the ec...