The NCC today has published its Competitiveness Challenge 2015 report, outlining a range of actions designed to boost Ireland’s competitiveness.
10 Dec 2015
Momentum must be Maintained to Ensure Recovery is Sustainable
A presentation by Conor Hand to the GFCC Annual Meeting and Global Innovation Summit.
02 Nov 2015
Infrastructure as a Driver of National Competitiveness
An NCC Competitiveness Bulletin analysing Ireland's scores in the World Bank Doing Business report has just been published.
28 Oct 2015
Competitiveness Bulletin: World Bank Highlights Need for Regulatory Reform
The latest NCC Competitiveness Bulletin examining the WEF's Global Competitiveness Report (GCR) has just been published.
01 Oct 2015
Competitiveness Bulletin: Global Rankings Highlight Challenges for Ireland
This Bulletin (15-4) examines the latest QNHS labour market data released earlier this week by the CSO.
28 Aug 2015
Competitiveness Bulletin: Competitiveness the Key to Job Creation
The National Competitiveness Council (NCC), today (31 July 2015) published its annual benchmarking report, Ireland’s Competitiveness Scorecard 2015.
31 Jul 2015
Urgent action needed to improve competitiveness and grow exports
As the Government finalises its new Capital Investment Plan, the Council believes that there is now a need to increase public capital expenditure. This investment in infrastructure must prioritised and targeted at those areas that can have the greatest positive impact upon Ireland’s competitiveness.
10 Jul 2015
Competitiveness Bulletin: Capital Investment Essential to Support Competitiveness
This Competitiveness Bulletin (15-2) analyses the factors contributing to Ireland's performance in the IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook 2015.
03 Jul 2015
Competitiveness Bulletin: Fall in Ireland's International Competitiveness Ranking
The first NCC Competitiveness Bulletin (15-1) addresses the impact that high electricity prices are having on Ireland's international competitiveness.
17 Jun 2015
Competitiveness Bulletin: High Electricity Prices Damage Competitiveness
A properly functioning property market is essential to Ireland’s competitiveness. The NCC submission to the Department of Finance's Public Consultation on the Potential use of Taxation Measures to Encourage the Development of Zoned and Serviced Land is now available for download.
10 Jun 2015
NCC Submission to Department of Finance Published
The National Competitiveness Council (NCC) today launched its Costs of Doing Business in Ireland 2015 report which was conducted as part of the Governments’ Action Plan for Jobs 2015. The Costs of Doing Business in Ireland report benchmarks key business costs across over 50 indicators and focuses on areas where Irish enterprise costs are out of line with key competitors.
24 Apr 2015
National Competitiveness Council publishes Costs of Doing Business in Ireland 2015
Professor Clinch, who has been a member of the Council since 2013, replaces Dr Don Thornhill upon the completion of his term of office as Chair of the Council.
26 Jan 2015
Minister Bruton appoints Professor Peter Clinch as new Chair of National Competitiveness Council