Ireland’s unadjusted goods exports in June of this year totaled €17.5 billion, which is €2.8 billion more than the same month in 2021, new figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) have shown.
Data released from the CSO has shown that the figure increased significantly over the course of a year, jumping by 19% from €14.7 billion in June 2021 to €17.5 billion in June 2022. Agricultural produce accounted for 6% or €1.1 billion worth.
Fruit and vegetable exports also increased by 12% year-on-year and totaled €697 million in the first six months of this year.
According to the CSO’s figures, unadjusted imports in June of 2022 totaled €12,699 million, which marked a 28% increase on the figure for the same month in 2021. Over the course of this year, Ireland’s imports from Great Britain increased significantly, by €761 million.