The following table gives the top 12 destinations of Irish exports in millions of euro, along with the remaining exports to other EU countries and other worldwide countries. The table gives the percentage change from the same period in 2008 in exports to this country and the proportion of total exports that go to that country.
|Country||Jan-Nov 2008||Jan-Nov 2009||% Change||% of Exports|
This is likely related to pharmaceutical exports, with manufactured products from Ireland exported to central distribution hubs in Belgium. Again it is likely that the size and increase of this flow is due to transfer pricing behaviour rather than real changes in output and employment. Tweet