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In 2015 Ireland exported €112.4bn of goods and €15.6bn (13.9%) of these goods went to the UK. Th

top 5 categories of goods exported to the UK in 2015 were:

♦♦ Meat & meat preparations (€1.9bn),

♦♦ Medical & pharmaceutical products (€1.5bn),

♦♦ Organic chemicals (€1.0bn),

♦♦ Essential oils, perfume materials; toilet & cleansing preps (€0.8bn) and

♦♦ Dairy products & birds’ eggs (€.8bn).

Imports of goods amounted to €0.1bn in 2015 and €8bn (25.7%) of these imported goods arrived from

the UK. The top 5 categories of goods imported from the UK in 2015 were:

♦♦Petroleum, petroleum products & related materials (€.9bn),

♦♦Gas, natural & manufactured (€.1bn),

♦♦Miscellaneous manufactured articles n.e.s. (€.1bn),

♦♦Essential oils, perfume materials; toilet & cleansing preps (€.8bn

 

Tourism

There were 8.6 million overseas trips to Ireland by non-residents in 2015 and visitors from Great Britain

accounted for 3.5 million (41%) of these trips. The total expenditure (excluding fares) by non-residents

on overseas trips to Ireland was €4.2bn in 2015 and expenditure by visitors from Great Britain accounted

for €971m (23%) of this.

 

 

http://www.cso.ie/en/media/csoie/newsevents/documents/pressreleases/PRBrexit.pdf