China Ireland relationship on solid ground - Asia Matters Sunday Times Article
Martin Murray, CEO Asia Matters discusses the business side of 40 years of China Ireland diplomatic relations and where future opportunities lie for Ireland. This article was published in the Sunday Times 14 April 2019.
Opportunities for Asian Expansion - Financial Services
This special report Ireland as an EU Financial Services Market Location outlines the major drivers of the global expansion of Asian financial services and the value proposition of Ireland as an EU/global hub for Asian financial institutions.
Executive Summary: Asia Matters Briefing with Minister D'Arcy
Asia Matters held a member briefing with Michael D’Arcy TD, Irish Minister for International Financial Services & Insurance kindly hosted by our member, PwC Ireland. The Minister addressed over 40 business leaders and key stakeholders in Asia Ireland relations on the strategic importance of Asia in the future development of Ireland’s financial services sector – highlighting his vision of delivering a sustainable:
“Digital Ireland for Digital Finance” in his soon to be released new IFS strategy 2025
Key Findings from Asia Matters Research
In accordance with its commitments given under the IFS2020 action plans Asia Matters carried out qualitative research with a key range of stakeholders
Asia Matters launches key business events to mark 40 years of China Ireland diplomatic relations
Executive Summary in Chinese - Asia Matters Business Round Table Beijing
Executive Summary English & Chinese - Business Round Table Irish Embassy Beijing 28 February 2019
Executive Summary in English - Asia Matters Business Round Table in Beijing
Global Asia Matters Business Summit & Awards 2018
Executive Summary Asia Matters Local Government China Twinning Summit
The 5th Asia Matters Business Summit Cork, Ireland 23 & 24 May 2019
Merry Christmas from Asia Matters
Executive Summary Global Asia Matters Business Summit
Executive Summary and key findings of the Global Asia Matters Business Summit 19 November
Asia Matters Business Summit Itinerary
Now Closing Asia Matters Business Awards
Asia Matters Private Briefing with Tomoyuki Kimura, Director General Asian Development Bank
Adapting to a changing Asia and the Pacific
Mr Tomoyuki Kimura, Director General of Strategy, Asia Development Bank, presented at an Asia Matters Private Briefing detailing Asia’s overall national infrastructure needs - estimated to be around $26 trillion over 2016-2030 or $1.7 trillion per year. He outlined the clear opportunities for Irish manufacturers and contractors to get involved in building and supplying transport and other infrastructure or clean energy projects in Asia.
The DG gave a presentation which was followed by an in-depth Q&A for Asia Matters Members and Invited guests kindly hosted by our member PwC.
Asia Matters Summit Meath - Executive Summary
‘Opportunities for Partnership with Asia’
The Summit was held in partnership with Meath County Council
Succeeding in driving trade requires a focused effort in niche adressable markets where Ireland has unique capability: the Asia Matters Summit Meath identified market drivers to trade in the region and critcal success factors for Irish Agri-food & tourism businesses.
Asia Matters Global Summit - Save the Date
Asia Matters Cork Summit—Executive Summary day 1
Asia Matters Cork Summit—Executive Summary day 2
Asia Matters Market Insights – Summer 2018
Key Address by H.E. Dr. Bambang Brodjonegoro, Minister of National Development Planning, Republic of Indonesia
Asia Matters CEO & Senior Executive Roundtable held in PwC 13 March 2018
Aidan O'Driscoll presentation to Asia Matters Members and invited guests
On 9 May 2018 The Secretary General briefed Asia Matters members and invited guests on The Strategic Importance of Asia for Ireland's Food and Dairy Sector – Opportunities Post Brexit
Executive Summary: Hong Kong CEO & Senior Executive Roundtable 1 March 2018
Smart Economies Connecting, The Hong Kong Ireland Partnership
in association with the Consulate General of Ireland and KPMG
Speech by Dr Orlaigh Quinn, Secretary General of the Department of Business Enterprise and Innovation at Asia Matters Brexit Briefing
New Report Launched: Ireland as an EU Financial Services Market Location: Opportunities for Asian Expansion
Launched at The European Financial Forum by Michael D'Arcy TD, Minister of State for Financial Services, this new Asia Matters report in association with PwC outlines the major drivers of the global expansion of Asian financial services and the value proposition of Ireland as an EU/global hub for Asian financial institutions.
In a post Brexit world where Asian financial institutions are concerned about risk and uncertainty, Ireland provides a safe harbour location.
Asia Trade Opportunities Post Brexit
Asia Matters Briefing to The Oireachtas Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade 14 December 2017.
Asia Matters December Ezine
2017 was a pivotal year in the work of Asia Matters in which Membership doubled. Members and senior stakeholders actively participated in our monthly CEO briefings on The Asia Brexit Opportunity for Ireland. Asia Matters launched a specific yearbook for the European Financial Forum in Dublin Castle along with our flagship yearbook focused on key Asian Markets.
The Global Asia Matters Business Summit: Overview
The Inaugural Global Asia Matters Business Summit, in partnership with The Department of Business Enterprise & Innovation, took place in Dublin on 8 November 2017 following seven Asia Matters EU Asia Economic & Financial Forums held in Tokyo, Beijing, Singapore and Ireland. The Summit was kindly sponsored by IDA Ireland, Enterprise Ireland, A&L Goodbody and PwC. Thanks also to our media partners Nikkei, Independent News and Media and The Chinese Weekly.
Frances Fitzgerald TD, Tánaiste and Minister for Business Enterprise and Innovation key address at the Global Asia Matters Business Summit
Frances Fitzgerald TD, Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation gave a key address at the Global Asia Matters Business Summit 8 November 2017.
Minister Of State Michael D’Arcy opening speech Global Asia Matters Business Summit
Minister Of State Michael D’Arcy opening speech at the Global Asia Matters Business Summit 8 November 2017.
Executive Summary: Day 2 The Asia Matters Summit Cork
Key Findings include:
The real growth in FDI from Asia is in the knowledge based industries - up 67% over the past 5 years - an area where Ireland can compete strongly.
Outward investment from Asia: Unique Insight from our panelists into the Critical Success Factors for decision making.
Executive Summary: Day 1 The Asia Matters Summit Cork
Key Findings include:
The partnership opportunity with China and Ireland: Over the course of the current five year plan to 2020 there is a target of $750 billion of Chinese outbound FDI.
By 2020 the Chinese outbound tourist market will stand at 200 million - ease of access through a direct flight and an easing of visa regulations are necessary steps to drive growth.
The Global Asia Matters Summit Programme has been announced
The Global Asia Matters Business Summit
Market Insights — September 2017
Global Asia Matters Summit: Key Speakers Announced
Chief EU FTA negotiator and BlackRock Global Head of Infrastructure confirmed to speak at the Global Asia Matters Summit 8 November at the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin.
Asia Matters Insight: Mayor of Shanghai Praises Cork Twinning as A Role Model of Strategic Partnership
The Mayor of Shanghai, Mr. Ying Yong recently visited Cork City Hall where he signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) deepening already close ties in the fields of local government, education, business, innovation, health, culture and tourism between Cork and its twin city, Shanghai.
Asia Matters Insight: EU actively strengthening global trade alliances with Asia
Insights from the recent Asia Matters visit to Brussels where Executive Director, Martin Murray met with senior EU officials.
The Asia Ireland Business Yearbook: Asia digs deep to upgrade its agriculture
As Asian agribusinesses harness information technology and innovation this article looks into the fields and some cutting edge facilities and gives a glimpse the future of Asian farming.
Last chance to attend the Global Asia Matters Business Summit
Memories of RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra visit to Beijing
The Asia Ireland Business Yearbook: Exporting
The Exporting special report published within the Asia Ireland Business Yearbook includes an interview with Julie Sinnamon, CEO Enterprise Ireland on EI's Asia strategy - accelerating global export growth and exclusive content on key sectors of opportunity for Irish exports, Financial Services, Food & Agritech, Education and Tourism.
Jianglai Weng from Beingmate (Ireland) provides insight into Chinese consumer habits and an in-depth article from Nikkei on the future of Asian farming provide unique insight into global best practice.
The Asia Ireland Business Yearbook: FDI
This Foreign Direct Investment special report was first published in the Asia Ireland Business Yearbook. It includes an interview with Martin Shanahan, CEO of IDA Ireland on why Asian firms looking to invest in Europe should look to Ireland and in-depth features on Cork and Dublin as FDI hubs.
John Conlon gives insight from Asia into key priority markets for attracting investment from Asia: ASEAN, China, India and Japan.
The Asia Ireland Business Yearbook 2017
This updated edition of The Asia Ireland Business Yearbook includes high value insight from corporate leaders and policy makers and is recognised as the book of reference for Irish businesses looking to trade successfully with Asia and demonstrates Ireland's benefits as a strategic base for Asian Corporates seeking to invest in Europe.
Key content is contributed by leading business, political and academic figures on two continents.
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Alan Dukes, Chairman of Asia Matters calls for a paradigm shift in Ireland's Economic and Trade Policy
Brand Ireland as a Competitive Advantage in Asia
Niall Dowling, Strategic Director Atomic and Asia Matters Advisory Board on global best practice in nation branding.
Asia Matters Financial Services Yearbook 2017
Post Brexit: The Scale of the China Opportunity for Ireland
Presentation by H.E. Paul Kavanagh, Ambassador of Ireland to China 25 January 2017
Post Brexit, What Does Asia Mean To Your Business?
Business growth is all about intelligence and the right network of contacts. As the Asia knowledge and connectivity hub for Irish business, Asia Matters hosts market critical events for members and invited guests
Why Asia Matters to Irish Exports
Julie Sinnamon, CEO Enterprise Ireland addressed Asia Matters Members and invited guests at an Asia Matters Brexit Briefing held 22/11/2016 at PwC on the Importance of Asia to Irish Exports.
Embracing Asia: Irish Food & Drink Post-Brexit
Asia Matters Brexit Briefing for Asia Matters Members and invited guests with Aidan Cotter, Chief Executive Bord Bia 20/10/16 at KPMG.
The Future with FinTech
Matthew Blume, Director Client Technology, ASEAN at the Asia Matters FinTech Forum, Singapore 26 April 2016
Ireland as a FinTech Hub
Chris Alderson, Vice President, Financial Services APAC, IDA Ireland at the Asia Matters FinTech Forum Singapore, 26 April 2016
The Future of Banking
Simon Goo, Executive Director and Head, Group Risk Analytics United Overseas Bank at the Asia Matters FinTech Forum, Singapore 26 April 2016
How FinTech is shaping Financial Services
John Murphy, PwC Ireland FinTech Leader at the Asia Matters Fintech Forum, Singapore, 26 April 2016.
Understanding Asia's Appetite for Irish Food
Recent developments in dairy and beef further highlight the massive potential that exists for Irish food and drink exports in Asia.
Tourism 2025: Driven by Asian Growth
Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Paschal Donohoe outlines the Irish Government’s strategy to tourism generally and how this impacts on Asian markets
Economic Partnership with Japan
In 2013 Japan and Ireland issued a joint declaration entitled a 'Partnership for Innovation and Growth'. With the EU Japan Economic Partnership Agreement due to be concluded there is greater opportunity for both Japanese and EU companies to access global trade networks through greater business partnership.
Summary Report: The Cork China Business Summit 2015
In partnership with Cork City Council, Cork County Council, Cork Chamber of Commerce and Cork Institute of Technology the Cork China Business Summit took place during Asia Business Week 2015.
The Asian Development Bank: Harnessing the Power of Developing Asia
Manila-based Asian Development Bank has released a report that bodes well for developing Asia from an economic perspective.
ICT: Growth of the Micro Multinational
Ireland has been successful in attracting information and communication technology (ICT) companies from Asia, particularly given the distances in terms of both geography and culture.
Areas of Opportunity for Ireland in Financial Services
Established in 1987 in Dublin, the International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) set out to create employment and offer financial services firms the advantage of Ireland's growing technology infrastructure. Today, the IFSC is home to over 500 firms contributing €2.1bn to the exchequer and accounting for 7.4% of the Irish GDP.
Cork: Partnership with China
Facilitating the flow of people and ideas - Cork has been involved with Co-operation projects with China since 2003. Shanghai has been a sister city to Cork since 2005 and County Cork has strong links with Jiangsu Province in China, with an initiative formalised recently with the aim to benefit both regions.
International Education Strategy: Asia
A Global Leader in in Education - initiatives are underway to raise further awareness of Ireland as a student destination. High quality education, strong industry links and the experience of studying in Ireland are all factors in increasing the numbers of international students from Asia coming to Ireland.
Summary Report: The Asia Matters Food & Agritech Forum
Sponsored by KPMG, The Asia Matters Food & Agritech Forum took place in Cork on 14 July 2015
Summary Report: The Asia Ireland Higher Education and Global Talent Forum
The Forum took place in Dublin on 9 July 2015 and explored how Asia and Ireland can partner in education to create Global Talent Clusters and Drive FDI.
Summary Report: The 6th EU Asia Top Economist Round Table, Beijing
The 6th Asia Matters Top Economist Round Table was held in Beijing 17 November 2014.
Summary Report: The Asia Ireland Financial Skills Forum
The forum took place 9 July 2015 during Asia Business Week in Dublin.
Summary Report: The 5th EU Asia Top Economist Round Table, Tokyo
Asia Matters hosted the 5th EU Asia Top Economist Round Table 14 November 2014 in Tokyo.
Summary Report: The 7th EU Asia Top Economist Round Table, Dublin
The 7th EU Asia Top Economist Roundtable took place in Dublin 10 July 2015 as part of The Asia Business Week.
Summary Report: The Ireland China Business Summit
This Summit, held in partnership with Dublin City Council, Dublin Institute of Technology, IBEC and Dublin Chamber of Commerce took place 8 July 2015 during Asia Business Week.