Reasons to Invest in Ireland
Ireland is one of the best places in the world to do business. International companies are attracted for a variety of reasons, but the facts speak for themselves.
Ireland has a small highly globalised economy, with a large exporting sector, and a significant number of multinational corporations. While the global downturn impacted significantly on Ireland, the outlook for the economy is improving.
Ireland has the youngest population in Europe and has one of the lowest old age dependency ratios at just 18.6%, compared to 27.5% in EU.More about demographics
Ireland’s education system is ranked ninth globally by the OECD. Multilingual skills are also strong and diverse.More about education & skills
Irish labour costs have remained relatively stable since 2008, increasing by just 4% in total, this compares to a 14% increase in the EU.
Ireland’s corporate tax rate is 12.5%. Organisations also benefit from a comprehensive tax treaty network providing tax treaties with 72 countries.More about tax
Ireland's cost of living has improved every year since 2008 compared to the European Union.More about cost of living
Ireland has one of the most advanced and competitive telecommunications infrastructures in Europe. Major investment in transport networks and energy and water resources have also helped Ireland make rapid infrastructure advances over the past decade.More about Infrastructure
Ireland ranks very favourably in office rental costs, with Dublin one of the cheapest cities in Europe.
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