Exports from Ireland surged 14 percent from a year earlier to EUR 12.52 billion in April 2019, boosted by sales of medical and pharmaceutical products (21 percent), organic chemicals (8 percent), electrical machinery, apparatus and appliances (47 percent), and professional, scientific and controlling apparatus (26 percent). The EU accounted for EUR 5.74 billion, or 46 percent, of total goods exports in April of which EUR 1.22 billion went to Belgium and EUR 1.01 billion was exported to Germany. Total EU exports in April rose EUR 392 million, or 7 percent from a year earlier, with exports to Great Britain accounting for 9 percent of total exports and increasing EUR 102 million, or 10 percent, to EUR 1.13 billion. The US was the main non-EU destination accounting for EUR 4.00 billion, or 32 percent, of total exports in April. Exports in Ireland averaged 4005620.11 EUR Thousand from 1970 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 13698900 EUR Thousand in January of 2019 and a record low of 44885 EUR Thousand in August of 1970.
Exports in Ireland is expected to be 12700000.00 EUR Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Exports in Ireland to stand at 13800000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Ireland Exports is projected to trend around 12500000.00 EUR Thousand in 2020, according to our econometric models.