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    FDI in Ireland: looking forward to 2019

    Posted by Joanne McEnteggart on 18 December 2018


    Ireland has a long and successful track record in attracting foreign direct investment (FDI). In 2018, the nation has continued to top global rankings for high-value inward investment projects, with strengths in key sectors such as ICT, financial and business services and life sciences.

    At First Names Group, we’re seeing a lot of technology companies – primarily from North America – setting up in Ireland to provide complementary services to the big established players, as well as new entrants in pharmaceuticals that are outsourcing their manufacturing in Irish firms.

    So what are Ireland’s prospects for the year ahead? New on the Business & Finance website and in this month’s magazine, our Managing Director for Ireland, Joanne McEnteggart, takes a brief look at Ireland’s position on the world FDI stage and what the jurisdiction can expect from 2019.

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