Why Ireland

Key Facts

 

  • 1st for real corporate taxes(IBM 2011 Global Location Trends Report)
  • 1st for value of investment projects
    (2011 IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook)
  • 1st for investment incentives
    (2011 IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook)
  • 1st for skilled labour that is readily available
    (2011 IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook)
  • 2nd for inward investment per capita
    (IBM 2011 Global Location Trends Report)
  • 2nd most globalised nation after Hong Kong
    (The Globalization Index 2011, Ernst & Young)
  • 2nd for consumer price inflation
    (2011 IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook)
  • 3rd for direct investment flows inwards
    (2011 IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook)
  • 3rd for internationalisation and openness of 29 countries
    (Global Benchmark Report, DiAnalysis, 2011)
  • Ireland is the largest hedge fund administration centre in the world
    (‘Why Ireland’, Irish Funds Industry Association report, 2010)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WORLD LEADERS CHOOSE IRELAND

 

  • 8 of the top 10 in ICT
  • 8 of the top 10 in Pharma
  • 15 of the top 25 in Medical Devices
  • Over 50% of the world’s leading financial services firms

(Source: IBEC)

Find out more about investing in Ireland:

This “Ireland by the Numbers” video, by The Irish Business and Employers Confederation (IBEC) highlights some key statistics on why Ireland is a leading location for foreign direct investment:

 

Investing In Ireland

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Foreign Direct Investment Unit  

International Corporate Banking 

Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. Bankcentre

BallsbridgeDublin 4 Ireland  

Email: fdi.queries@aib.ie  
Tel: +353 1 641 3748  

Diarmuid O’ Neill

Email: diarmuid.e.o’neill@aib.ie

Tel.+ 353 1 641 4808