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    Exchange Rates and Irish Competitiveness, Competitiveness Bulletin 16-4

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    Date:07 April 2016 
    Source: NCC
    Topics: Competitiveness Bulletins

    The weak Euro exchange rate with both Sterling and the US Dollar has boosted Irish export competitiveness over recent years. Ireland’s exposure to currency fluctuations - arising from our high level of trade outside the Euro area, particularly with the UK - reinforces the need to maintain focus on domestically influenced aspects of cost competitiveness and to continue to diversity our export base.

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