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Country report Ireland 2018

Country report

  • Ireland
  • Agriculture,
  • Automotive/Transport,

15th May 2018

The Irish economy is expected to grow by about 4% in 2018, but remains exposed to ongoing economic uncertainties stemming from the Brexit decision.

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    Brexit effect already being felt in UK-EU trade

    Economic research

    • Austria,
    • Belgium,
    • General economic

    21st June 2018

    Pound sterling depreciation in the aftermath of the Brexit referendum in June 2016 has had significant impacts on UK-EU trade flows.

    Market Monitor ICT China 2018

    Market Monitor

    • China
    • Electronics/ICT

    12th June 2018

    Despite still high growth rates the sector is facing a challenging economic environment, with fiercer competition and oversupplies in some segments.

    Market Monitor ICT USA 2018

    Market Monitor

    • USA
    • Electronics/ICT

    12th June 2018

    A deterioration of trade relations with China could negatively affect the ICT component supply side and confront US end-consumers with higher sales prices.

    Market Monitor ICT United Kingdom 2018

    Market Monitor

    • United Kingdom
    • Electronics/ICT

    12th June 2018

    Despite increasing challenges a recovery of the exchange rate and a rather stable economic outlook for 2018 should help the ICT industry in the short-term.

    Market Monitor ICT Japan 2018

    Market Monitor

    • Japan
    • Electronics/ICT

    12th June 2018

    While many Japanese ICT businesses are highly indebted, companies obtain finance easily as banks are very willing to lend and interest rates are low.

    Market Monitor ICT Germany 2018

    Market Monitor

    • Germany
    • Electronics/ICT

    12th June 2018

    Despite continued sales growth, most German ICT businesses operate on very tight margins due to fierce competition and price erosion in most subsectors.

    Market Monitor ICT Australia 2018

    Market Monitor

    • Australia
    • Electronics/ICT

    12th June 2018

    Payment experience over the past two years has been good in the ICT sector and the level of insolvencies is low, with no major change expected in 2018.

    Market Monitor ICT France 2018

    Market Monitor

    • France
    • Electronics/ICT

    12th June 2018

    Despite overall growth, many French ICT companies face structurally low margins, price pressure and an on-going consolidation process in the market.

    Market Monitor ICT Netherlands 2018

    Market Monitor

    • Netherlands
    • Electronics/ICT

    12th June 2018

    While Dutch ICT distributors are becoming larger, many smaller companies are changing their business model to have a more service-oriented approach.

    Market Monitor ICT India 2018

    Market Monitor

    • India
    • Electronics/ICT

    12th June 2018

    Despite robust growth rates, pricing pressure and cheap imports are key challenges in the domestic ICT market, especially for smaller IT distributors.

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