Irish Exports Fall By 13% In August: CSO
Overall, seasonally adjusted goods exports decreased by 13% accounting for €1,795 million to €12,137 million in August 2019 compared with July 2019, according to the Goods Exports and Imports August 2019 report, issued by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) today.
Exports to Great Britain accounted for 9% of total exports, the report showed.
According to the preliminary figures, exports to Great Britain decreased by 4% worth €44 million to €1,089 million in August 2019 compared with August 2018.
Total EU exports in August fell by 14% which was worth €871 million, compared with August 2018.
Overall the EU accounted for 44% which was valued at €5,213 million of total goods exports in August 2019 of which €1,049 million went to Germany and €763 million was exported to Belgium, the CSO statistical release highlighted.
The USA was the main non-EU destination accounting for €4,005 million (34%) of total exports in August 2019.
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