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Updated in September 2020
Ireland is consistently ranked as one of the most attractive locations globally in which to establish international operations. Ireland has succeeded in attracting some of the world’s largest companies to establish operations. These include some of the largest companies in the global technology, pharmaceutical, biosciences, manufacturing and financial industries.
The attraction of Ireland as a business location can be attributed to the positive approach of successive Irish governments to the promotion of inward investment, its membership of the European Union (EU), a very favourable corporation tax rate and a skilled and flexible labour pool. It is the combination of these and other factors, which make Ireland such a strong location for foreign direct investment.
Given that the UK left the EU on 1 January 2020 and the transition period, which allows the UK to stay in the customs union and single market, expires on 31 December 2020 and cannot be extended, Ireland’s position as an English-speaking gateway to one of the world’s largest markets is becoming even more significant than in the past. Already, some entities have moved, and others are expected to move, some or all of their operations or business lines from the UK to Ireland in order to retain access to the European market. The UK’s vote to leave has no impact on Ireland’s status as a full EU Member
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