Market comment

Irish GDP growth 6% in Q1 2019


The new Irish GDP grew by 2.4% in Q1 2019, up 6.3% on the year, meaning that projections for circa 3-4% growth will now be revised up towards our Davy forecast for 5% growth in 2019. Yesterday’s (July 11th) data showed Ireland’s economy benefitting from buoyant exports, up 11% on the year, but also with consumer (+2.9%) and government expenditure (+3.5%) expanding rapidly.

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Jul 12 2019, 08:45 IST/BST