On this page you will find beneficial information regarding foreign direct investment in / trading with Ireland. If you are interested in exploring trade or investment possibilities in the country, feel free to contact the International Trade Council team. Additionally, we encourage you to engage with the official government investment agency featured on this page.

It is important to note that while the statistics presented on this page were understood to be accurate at the time of publication, they are subject to change over time. Please consult your ITC Trade Commissioner for up-to-date information.

Type of Government: Parliamentary Republic
Population: 5.033 million (2021)
GDP: 504.2 billion USD (2021)
Corporate Tax Rate: 12.5% - 33%
Personal Income Tax Rate: 20% - 40%
Major Exports: Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($36.5B), Packaged Medicaments ($32.8B), Nitrogen Heterocyclic Compounds ($22.4B), Integrated Circuits ($15.3B), and Scented Mixtures ($9.37B), exporting mostly to United States ($59.8B), Germany ($23.3B), United Kingdom ($19.7B), China ($14.2B), and Belgium ($13.6B).
Major Imports: Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($16.5B), Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($5.03B), Nitrogen Heterocyclic Compounds ($4.95B), Packaged Medicaments ($4.82B), and Integrated Circuits ($3.83B), importing mostly from United Kingdom ($28.4B), United States ($18.6B), France ($12.5B), Germany ($8.68B), and Netherlands ($6.76B).