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Ireland - Economic overview

Contents extracted from the comprehensive atlas of international trade by Export Entreprises

General economic indicators

20102011201220132014
GDP (billions USD)21226211221232
GDP (annual % change, constant prices)-1212
GDP per capita46.0649.4545.9847.8849.89
General government balance-8-7-6-5-4
Inflation rate-21211
Current account (billions USD)23957
Current account (annual % change)11423
Unemployment rate1415151413

Agriculture

20092010201120122013
Value added (annual % change)-----
Value added (in % of GDP)1222-
Value added (in % of total employment)5555-

Industry

20092010201120122013
Value added (annual % change)-8----
Value added (in % of GDP)28272828-
Value added (in % of total employment)2121918-

Services

20092010201120122013
Value added (annual % change)-----
Value added (in % of GDP)7172771-
Value added (in % of total employment)74767777-

Exchange Rate

20092010201120122013
Exchange Rate11111

Foreign trade in figures

20092010201120122013
Imports of goods62.760.2866.6162.7765.11
Exports of goods115.93116.5125.74117.23114.19
Imports of services104.2107.16115.55111.89117.1
Exports of services92.1197.91112.78115.68123.6
Imports of goods and services (annual % change)-14--
Growth rate of exports of goods and services (in %)-4652-
Trade Balance55.4556.6760.2855.69-
Current account-6.49-
Share of foreign trade in GDP164181184191-
Share of imports of goods and services in GDP74818184-
Share of exports of goods and services in GDP91103108-

Exchanged goods

FDI in figures

20082009201020112012
FDI inward flow-16.45325.71542.80411.46729.318
FDI stock188.29250.103285.575251.674298.088
Performance Index*, ranking on 141 economies151/18131/18113/1815/181
Potential Index**, ranking on 141 economies20/141--45/177
Number of Greenfield investments***16817515918174
FDI (in % of GFCF****)-297217251139
FDI (in % of GDP)72112138114142
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