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Sunday 18 February 2018

Dublin Port April trade rises for fifth month

Fergal O’Brien

Dublin Port Company said trade rose for a fifth month in April, led by a surge in exports.

Trade levels at the port increased 5.4pc from a year earlier, with exports rising 13.5pc, it said in a statement today. Imports rose 0.6pc.

Ferry passenger numbers soared 40pc as ash from the volcano in Iceland disrupted air travel.

Bloomberg

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