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Ireland:

 
     
     
  Overview:                                                                                                         
     
 

a.       Total Area: 84,421 sq. km.

b.       Total Population: 4,775,982 (July 2013 est.)

                                                                  i.      Total labour force - 2.154 million (2012 est.)

                                                                ii.      Agricultural labour- force:  5%

c.       GDP: $195.4 billion (2012 est.)

d.      GDP - real growth rate: 0.9% (2012 est.)

e.      GDP – per capita: $42,600 (2012 est.)

f.        GDP - composition by sector:

                                                                  i.      Agriculture: 1.8%

                                                                ii.      Industry: 26.3%

                                                               iii.      Services: 72% (2012 est.)

g.       Investment (gross fixed): 10% of GDP (2012 est.)

h.      Unemployment rate: 14.7% (2012 est.)

i.        Population bellow poverty line: 5.5% (2009)

j.        Industries: Pharmaceuticals, chemicals, computer hardware and software, food products, beverages and brewing; medical devices

k.       Industrial production growth rate: -0.1% (2012 est.)

 
     
     
 

Trade:

 
     
 

a.       Total Exports: $119 billion (2012 est.)

b.      Exports commodities: Machinery and equipment, computers, chemicals, medical devices, pharmaceuticals; food products, animal products

c.       Export partners: US 18%, UK 17.4%, Belgium 15.6%, Germany 8.4%, France 5.0% (2012)

d.      Total Import: $64.32 billion (2012 est.)

e.      Imports commodities: Data processing equipment, other machinery and equipment, chemicals, petroleum and petroleum products, textiles, clothing

f.        Import partners: UK 40%, US 13.2%, Germany 7.6%, Netherlands 5.6% (2012)

g.       CO2 emissions (kt): 10.13

 
     
     
  Climate, Land & Agriculture:  
     
 

 

a.       Climate: Temperate maritime; modified by North Atlantic Current; mild winters, cool summers; consistently humid; overcast about half the time

b.      Total Agricultural Land Area: 42 760 km2

c.       Land Use:

                                                                  i.      Arable land: 15.11%

                                                                ii.      Permanent crops: 0.01%

                                                               iii.      Irrigated land: 11 sq. km.

                                                              iv.      Other: 84.87%

d.      Major Agricultural commodities: Barley, potatoes, wheat; beef and dairy products

 
     
     
  Major Industrial Activities:  
     
 

(agricultural/industrial activities where jute can be used):

  Food products, textiles & clothing, Paper & paper products, polythene industries

 
     
     
  Environmental information & data:  
     
 

 

  Environment Current issues: water pollution, especially of lakes, from agricultural runoff

  Global Plastic bag Levies & Fees: Effective March 2002

  Ecological footprint per capita: 9.43 hector.

  Greenhouse Gas Emissions (Kilotonnes, 2002):

Carbon Dioxide 45,808, Methane 603, Nitrous Oxide 32

 

 
     
     
  Jute Statistics:  
     
 

List of imported product of jute & bast fibre in 2010-2011 by Ireland

Jute, other bast fibre, raw or processed, not spun

Yarn of jute, bast fibre except flax, true hemp, rami

Woven fabric of jute or other bast fibres

Sacks & bags, packing, of jute or other bast fibres

Needleloom felt and stitch-bonded fibre fabric

Woven fabric of jute/bast fibres, unbleached/bleached

 

Ireland from the world: Import value of Sacks & bags,for packg of goods,of jute or of other textile bast fibres

Year

Value (000 US Dollar)

2012

580

2011

499

2010

503

2009

685

2008

628

 

Import quantity of jute and other textile bast fibers:

 

Year

Quantity (tonnes)

2011

6

2010

6

2009

6

2008

4

 

Import quantity of flax fiber and tow:

 

Year

Quantity (tonnes)

2011

4

2010

4

2009

4

2008

13

 

 
     
     
  Jute Industries and Traders:  
     
 

KNL Enterprises Ireland Ltd

Contact Person: Mr. Liam Kavanagh

Address: Unit C, R & G Complex, Naas Industrial Estate

Province/State: Co Kildare, Ireland

City: Naas

Country/Region: Ireland

Telephone: 353-45-883805

 

Company name: fair eire

Contact Person: Ms. Alexandra barnett

Province/State: Westmeath

City: Mullingar

Country/Region: Ireland

Telephone: 353-44-939 6608

Fax: 353

Web: http://www.faireire.ie

 

 
     
     
  Govt. Department/Ministry dealing with jute:    
     
 

 

  Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine

         Web: http://www.agriculture.gov.ie/

 

  Department of Environment, Community and Local Government

Web: http://www.environ.ie/en

 

  Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

                            Web: http://www.dfa.ie/home/index.aspx

 
     
     
  IJO and IJSG Collaboration:  
     
  Ireland is a present member of IJSG from EU countries  
     
  Source :  
     
 

http://en.worldstat.info/Europe/Ireland/Land

http://www.ireland-fun-facts.com/republicofirelandfacts.html#irish%20agriculture%20&%20industries

http://www.nationmaster.com/country/ei-ireland/agr-agriculture

http://comtrade.un.org/db/default.aspx

http://www.dochara.com/the-irish/facts/geography-environment/

http://www.goldenpages.ie/polythene-products/

http://www.alibaba.com/trade/search?SearchText=jute+trader+from+ireland&IndexArea=Products&fsb=y

http://www.gov.ie/tag/departments/

http://data.mongabay.com/commodities/

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/sf.html

 

 
     
     

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