Ireland

In-depth country-focused analysis on Ireland's economic, political and operational risk environment, complemented by detailed sector insight

Our comprehensive assessment of Ireland's operating environment and the outlook for its leading sectors are formed by bringing together a wealth of data on global markets that affect Ireland, as well as the latest industry developments that could impact Ireland's industries. This unique integrated approach has given us an impeccable track-record for predicting important shifts in the markets, ensuring you’re aware of the latest market opportunities and risks in Ireland before your competitors.

Ireland Country Risk

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Core Views We hold an increasingly positive view of Ireland's prospects of an economic recovery over the next few years. We forecast above-consensus real GDP growth of 2.3% in 2014, underpinned...

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Ireland Industry Coverage (5)

Food & Drink

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BMI View:   We continue to believe that Ireland's economic recovery will gather momentum in 2014 with the economy growing at an annual rate of 2.1%, followed by 2.3% the following year, and...

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Insurance

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BMI View : Premiums will only grow slowly in Ireland's substantial and innovative insurance sector. This is due in part to the general maturity of life insurance in the major markets of the...

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Medical Devices

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Espicom Industry View : Ireland represents a small, but advanced medical device market , which is valued at a n estimated EUR 603.9mn (US$797.2 mn ) in 2013. In US dollar terms, t he market...

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Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare

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BMI View: The US government and the OECD recent proposals to discourage corporate inversion pose downside risk to the rate of M&A deals that opt to establish their new headquarters'...

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Telecommunications

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BMI View: BMI still expects to see slightly stronger mobile subscription growth and slower contraction of the fixed-line market in 2014, and we expect price competition to intensify across all...

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