Economic Growth: Recent Developments

March 2012
Ireland Country Monitor;Mar2012, p6
Country Report
The article reports on the developments in the economy of Ireland. It is revealed that real gross domestic product (GDP) saw a marginal drop of 0.1% in the third quarter of 2011, while gross national product (GNP) considered a better indicator of the economic performance. It is noted that real exports increased of 0.8% quarter over quarter (q/q) while real imports fell 1.5% q/q since the first quarter of 2010.


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