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Urgent action needed to improve competitiveness and grow exports

Date: 31 July 2015 

The National Competitiveness Council (NCC), today (31 July 2015) published its annual benchmarking report, Ireland’s Competitiveness Scorecard 2015. The Scorecard provides a comprehensive statistical assessment of Ireland's competitiveness performance with regard to a range of countries with which we compete on international markets for trade and investment.

At the launch the Chairman Peter Clinch stated that "the same urgency and commitment that went into bringing down the deficit, stabilising debt levels and securing the banking system must now go into maintaining and improving the competitiveness of the Irish economy".

The full report is available here