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Impact of Brexit reinforces importance of enhancing competitiveness

Date: 21 July 2016 

The National Competitiveness Council (NCC), today (21 July 2016) published its annual benchmarking report, Ireland’s Competitiveness Scorecard 2016. 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.

Speaking at the launch of the report, Professor Peter Clinch, Chair of the Council commented: “This year’s Competitiveness Scorecard shows the important role that improved competitiveness has played in our improved economic recovery. The challenge now is to sustain this recovery and ensure that the benefits of growth are shared across the country”.

The full report is available here.

The press release is available here