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Over half of Irish sawmills’ output is exported

Over half of Irish sawmills’ output is exported

Over half of Irish sawmills’ output is exported

THE Irish timber industry has to make itself Brexit proof as diversifying into markets other than the UK is not a realistic option.

Coillte CEO Fergal Leamy told Commissioner Phil Hogan and delegates at the recent Timber Industry Brexit Forum in Dublin that since Ireland exports almost 80pc of its output to the UK and isn't suited to other markets, it's important that Ireland approaches Brexit in a solution-based manner.


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