Ireland and Canada have a thriving business relationship and many similarities.
In 2022, Canada was the world’s eighth-largest economy,
with GDP estimated at just over €2 trillion. Ireland’s GDP was estimated at €503 billion in 2022
Canada is a large trading nation and is characterised as
a highly globalised economy. Ireland is also a heavily globalised economy, with strong trading links with the rest of the world.
Canada has a population of 37.4 million people; Ireland has a population of 5.1 million people.
The 2023 Global Competitiveness Index, published by the International Institute for Management Development (IMD), named Ireland as the second most competitive economy among 64 nations surveyed (up from 11th in 2022). Canada was positioned in 15th place in the same survey.
Both countries now have diverse and modern economies today.
So, what are the opportunities for trade between these two nations?
To explore this in greater detail, Shannon Chamber and Ireland Canada Business Association will link up to present a business briefing in Shannon on 25th January.
Key points for discussion at this event include:
- Ireland & Canada’s commitment to sustainable business practices
- The Shannon region as a location for Canadian investment
- The Economic Development Potential of the Shannon Estuary Region
- The deployment of renewable energy in Ireland and Canada
- Suzanne Drisdelle, Senior Trade Commissioner, Canadian Embassy
- Michael Prendergast, Vice President Europe, Bath Fitter
- Sean Ganley, Chief Sales Officer, Tekelek / Rochester Sensors
This event is kindly hosted by member company Ei Electronics and is Free of Charge.
Please book online to secure your space!