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US$ 929.50mn
FDI inflows into India during April 2000 to March 2020

US$ 977mn

bilateral trade value for 2020-2021

40,000
Overseas Indians live in Ireland

Ranked No1

in the world for inward investment by quality and value

Global leader

in Internet of Things, Big Data, ICT Skills, Energy Efficiency, Health Innovation, and Cloud Computing

Economy

Ireland is a stable, competitive, secure and pro-business country, with the 2nd most competitive economy in the EU and the 7th most competitive in the world according to IMD.

Workforce

Ireland has one of the most educated workforces in the world. The share of 30-34 year olds in Ireland with a third level qualification is 56.3%

Scientific rankings

Ireland is 12th in global scientific rankings for overall quality of scientific research specifically in Immunology, Agricultural Sciences, Nanotechnology and Material Sciences

India's Exports and Imports to Ireland

Value in US$ Millions

S.No. \Year 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
1 EXPORT 759.47 525.79 485.28 536.08 530.56
2 %Growth -30.77 -7.7 10.47 -1.03
3 India’s Total Export 3,10,338.48 2,62,291.09 2,75,852.43 3,03,526.16 3,30,078.09
4 %Growth -15.48 5.17 10.03 8.75
5 %Share 0.24 0.2 0.18 0.18 0.16
6 IMPORT 533.19 551.51 525.82 795.01 422.52
7 %Growth 3.44 -4.66 51.19 -46.85
8 India’s Total Import 4,48,033.41 3,81,007.76 3,84,357.03 4,65,580.99 5,14,078.42
9 %Growth -14.96 0.88 21.13 10.42
10 %Share 0.12 0.14 0.14 0.17 0.08
11 TOTAL TRADE 1,292.67 1,077.30 1,011.11 1,331.09 953.07
12 %Growth -16.66 -6.14 31.65 -28.4
13 India’s Total Trade 7,58,371.89 6,43,298.84 6,60,209.46 7,69,107.15 8,44,156.51
14 %Growth -15.17 2.63 16.49 9.76
15 %Share 0.17 0.17 0.15 0.17 0.11
16 TRADE BALANCE 226.28 108.04
17 India’s Trade Balance -1,37,694.93 -1,18,716.67 -1,08,504.60 -1,62,054.83 -1,84,000.33

 

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Opportunities

Agricultural exports

    Orange juice, not frozen (excl. of 2009.19), unfermented & not cont. added … (200919)

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    Beer made from malt (220300)
    Waters, incl. min. waters & aerated waters, cont. added sugar/oth. sweeteni … (220210)
    Wine other than sparkling wine of fresh grapes, incl. fortified; grape must with fermentation prevented/arrested by the addition of alcohol, in containters of 2 l/less (220421)

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    Cuts & edible offal of species Gallus domesticus, fresh/chilled (020713)
    Cuts & edible offal of species Gallus domesticus, frozen (020714)
    Meat of bovine animals, fresh/chilled, boneless (020130)
    Meat of swine (excl. carcasses/half-carcasses/hams/shoulders & cuts thereof ), fresh/chilled (020319)
    Meat of swine (excl. hams/shoulders & cuts thereof & bellies (streaky) & cu … (021019)
    Sausages & sim. prods., of meat/meat offal/blood; food preps. based on thes … (160100)

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    Bread, pastry, cakes, biscuits & oth. bakers’ wares n.e.s. in Ch.19, whethe … (190590)
    Sugar confectionery other than chewing gum (incl. white chocolate), not con … (170490)
    Sweet biscuits (190531)

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    Maize (corn), other than seed (100590)
    Malt extract; oth. food preps. of flour/groats/meal/starch/malt extact [see … (190190)
    OTHER WHEAT AND MESLIN (100199)
    Wheat/meslin flour (110100)

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    Chocolate & oth. food preps. cont. cocoa (excl. of 1806.20-1806.32) (180690)
    Chocolate & oth. food preps. cont. cocoa, in blocks/slabs/bars, weighing 2k … (180631)
    Chocolate & oth. food preps. cont. cocoa, in blocks/slabs/bars, weighing 2k … (180632)

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    Cheese (excl. of 0406.10-0406.40) (040690)
    Fresh (unripened/uncured) cheese, incl. whey cheese, & curd (040610)
    Ice cream & oth. edible ice, whether or not cont. cocoa (210500)
    Milk & cream, not concentrated/sweetened, fat content by wt. >1% but not >6 … (040120)
    Milk in powder/granules/oth. solid form, fat content by wt. not >1.5% (040210)
    Yogurt (040310)

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    Food preps., n.e.s. (210690)
    Prepared foods obt. by the swelling/roasting of cereals/cereal prods. (190410)

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    Food preps., n.e.s. (210690)
    Mixes & doughs for the preparation of bakers’ wares of 19.05 (190120)
    OTHER LACTOSE AND LACTOSE SYRUP (170219)
    OTHR EDBL MXR/PRPNS OF ANML/VEGTBL FATS/ OILS/OF FRACTNS OF DIFFRNT FATS/OILS (151790)
    Preparations for infant use, put up for RS (190110)
    Prepared foods obt. by the swelling/roasting of cereals/cereal prods. (190410)
    Prepared/presvd. preps. of fowls of the genus Gallus domesticus (excl. homo … (160232)
    Prepared/presvd. preps. of swine (excl. of 1602.41, 1602.42 & homogenised p … (160249)
    Sauces & preps. therefor, n.e.s.; mixed condiments & mixed seasonings, n.e. … (210390)
    Whey & modified whey, whether or not concentrated/sweetened (040410)

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    Apples, fresh (080810)
    BANANAS FRSH OR DRIED (080390)
    Potatoes, prepd./presvd. othw. than by vinegar/acetic acid, frozen, other t … (200410)
    Potatoes, prepd./presvd. othw. than by vinegar/acetic acid, not frozen, oth … (200520)
    Tomatoes, fresh/chilled (070200)

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    Crustacean – Frozen, shrimps and prawns, excluding cold water varieties, in shell or not, smoked, cooked or notbefor or during smoking, in shell, cooked bt steaming or boiling in water
    Fish – Fresh or chilled, atlantic salmon (Salmon Salar) and danube salmon (Huncho Huncho) Excluding fillet, livers, roes and other fish meat
    Fish fillet; frozen cod (gadus morhua, gadus ogac, gadus macrocephalus)
    Fish preparation – Fish prepared or preserved; whole or in pieces (but not minced)
    Fish preparation – tunas, skipjack and atlantic bonito (sarda spp.) prepared or preserved, whole or in pieces (But not minced)

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Minerals

priority sectors

Here are the leading sectors of opportunities for foreign investors

Top Import/ Export Items

India's top import from Ireland
  • Machinery and mechanical appliances
  • Telecommunications equipment,
  • Computer accessories
  • Precision equipment
  • Textiles
  • Pharmaceuticals
India's top export to Ireland
  • Trade in Services
  • Organic chemicals
  • Textiles, garments & clothing accessories
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Medical devices
  • Machinery
  • Light engineering goods
  • Plastics and rubber

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